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Low vs. High Carbohydrate Diets: Which is Better?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans describe a healthy diet as one that emphasizes all food…

Practicing a Carb-Free Diet: 5 Healthy Alternatives to Carbohydrates

Since carbohydrates are your body's main source of energy, you should never avoid carbs entirely.…

What Are Carbohydrates? An Easy To Understand Definition

Your diet is made up of three macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein and fat. Carbohydrates are present…

Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates

As a dietitian, I'm often asked to explain the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates.…

Are Carb-Free Diets a Healthy Weight-Loss Option?

Whether or not a carb-free diet is healthy depends on how you define and practice…

The 7 Best Sources of Protein

Most people over the age of 18 need 10 to 35 percent of their daily…

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