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Carbohydrates Diabetics Should Be Eating
Medically Reviewed Julie Ching, MS, RDN, CDE Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Carbohydrates Diabetics Should Be Eating

Many diabetics avoid carbohydrates as part of their strategy to control blood sugars, but they’re missing out on many nutrients their bodies need. This guide reviews how people with diabetes can add healthy carbohydrates to their everyday diet without compromising their blood sugar.

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Simple Carbohydrates vs. Complex Carbohydrates: What’s the Difference?
Medically Reviewed by Julie Ching, MS, RDN, CDE Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Simple Carbohydrates vs. Complex Carbohydrates: What’s the Difference?

Carbohydrates are a fundamental component of the modern diet. While some keep you energized and satiated, others can cause unwanted energy crashes and unhelpful cravings. Let’s explore the difference between simple and complex carbs!

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Foods to Avoid on a Low Carb Diet
Medically Reviewed by Julie Ching, MS, RDN, CDE Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Foods to Avoid on a Low Carb Diet

Bad carbs are known for their empty calories that can spike blood sugar levels, while good carbs fuel our brain and provide certain nutrients our body needs to function properly. However, due to the bad rep carbs have been getting, low carb diets have become increasingly popular. To help make a low carb diet more successful, try to avoid these carb-ridden foods.

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What to Eat Before a Run
Medically Reviewed by Julie Ching, MS, RDN, CDE Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

What to Eat Before a Run

Whether you’re running a marathon or going on a quick sprint around the block, it’s important to fuel your body with the right foods. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at when you should eat before your run, the types of foods you should include in your pre-workout meal as well as a few foods you should avoid. 

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