Posts Tagged ‘carbs’

Best Energy Bars for PCOS; Find Out My Top Picks

the best energy bars for PCOS

As a registered dietitian, I believe in “food first”. However, we all have hectic days when a healthy snack of hummus and veggies or an apple peanut butter is just not possible. You know the kind of days when you get stuck in a meeting at work, forgot your snack at home, or hit major…

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How Many Carbs Should You Eat a Day with PCOS?

This is the one of questions I get asked all the time by my patients with PCOS. You may have been told by your doctor that you need to avoid all carbs including starches and fruit. Or perhaps you read on the internet that you should avoid carrots and tomatoes because of the sugar content.…

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What to Eat if You Have Prediabetes

what to eat with prediabetes

You get a call from your doctor telling you your sugar is a little high on your blood test. You don’t have diabetes but will need to watch it. You’re told to cut out sugar, bread and pasta. But now you are in a panic because you don’t know what to eat. Carbs are everywhere!…

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Eating Protein BEFORE Carbs Lowers Blood Sugar

eating protein before carbs lowers blood sugar

If you have diabetes, prediabetes or insulin resistance, you’ve probably been told to limit your carb intake. Carbs raise blood sugar as well as insulin levels in those people that are insulin resistant. Excessive amounts of insulin and elevated blood sugar lead to health problems. But limiting carbs isn’t so easy to do, as they…

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Fuel Your Workouts with Pure Maple Syrup

Whether you are a marathoner, a Soul Cycle fanatic or weekend warrior, your workout is only as good as the fuel you put in your body. Good nutrition gives you the energy to fuel your workout as well as replenish energy stores post-exercise. Since carbs are the major source of fuel, this is one time…

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