Size does matter!

We ran across an interesting video online.  The authors have taken different foods and compared them on the same size plate for the same 200 calories.  It’s fascinating to watch, but I think you’ll soon find the fried food, high in sugar, etc are the smallest foods.  Your stomach gets fuller with the right types of foods.  There are many other …

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 …