Carbohydrate Primer

Many people today do not realize that carbohydrates are found in both healthy and unhealthy foods. This important nutrient provides the body with glucose, which in turn supports many body functions including physical activity. Choose healthy whole wheat bread, whole fruit, and legumes rather than French fries, white rice, white cake, or white bread! PositiveTip: The amount…

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Guide to Healthy Carbs

'Carbs' often take a beating in ordinary conversation. But do they really deserve the negative rap? It all depends on the type. Here is a  slideshow to educate you on making the right choice of carbs.  PositiveTips: Choose to include a variety of complex carbohydrates in your diet daily--minimize most of the simple ones.

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Carbs and Prostate Cancer

Individuals with the highest carbohydrate intake experienced a 70% lower risk of prostate cancer (PC) compared with those who ate the least of these foods. This preliminary report analyzed veterans' medical records and strongly supports the benefits of a diet rich in complex carbohydrates (unrefined) and dietary fiber. This was true in both black and white…

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