Daily Tips – What Happens to Those Carbs Once Inside?

When a person consumes a meal high in carbohydrate content, have you ever noticed how sleepy they become? Have you ever questioned why? Most of the effect comes from elevated blood sugar levels, this condition then makes us sleepy. Why do carbohydrates turn into sugar? Whenever you begin to break down carbohydrates, they turn into starch or cellulose. The starches can be broken down into simple sugars called monosaccharides, or complex sugars called disaccharides. Our body uses these sugars for …

Daily Tips – The Lesson We Learned from Carbs

Over the last thirty years, food nutritionists and the food industry as a whole have embraced the idea of lowering our fat intake by raising our carbohydrate intake. This belief was a direct result of the information published by the government that encouraged less egg consumption because of the cholesterol found in eggs.   After that particular piece of information, doctors began to discover that when we consume fat, we have higher incidences of cholesterol problems. The logical conclusion: fat …