Information on Carbohydrates

The Food and Nutrition Board sets the AMDRs (Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges). This is a general recommendation for individuals: Fat: 20-35% Carbs: 45-65% Protein: 10-35% Carbohydrates: compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and are generally classified as simple (sugars), complex (starches), and fiber. Carbohydrates are a chief source of energy for all body functions and … Continue reading Information on Carbohydrates

How to Sift Between Nutritional Info and Hype

DISCLAIMER Remember, nutrition is truly a science – it is dynamic, changing, and growing with each new finding. Be mindful to follow credible sources for your nutrition information. Here is a recommended list: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal of the American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Science Alliance (FANSA): American College of Nutrition (CAN) … Continue reading How to Sift Between Nutritional Info and Hype