Carbohydrates – Friend or Foe

Low carb, high carb, carb cycling – what’s the deal? Here’s the science: Carbohydrates are a primary source of energy for your body. However, there are many different types of carbohydrates that work differently in your body. Recently, carbohydrates have gotten a bad reputation so you hear ‘low carb’ and ‘no carb’ thrown around quite a bit. What are you …

The Glycemic Index?

Glycemic index is an index that rates how quickly carbs get converted to glucose in the body. The scale is from 0 to 100 with 100 being the quickest converting foods. Glucose itself is given a rating of 100. So why is this important? Your body is at its best when blood sugar is kept as close to constant as …