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RN Advice: Carbohydrates

February 2, 2016 by

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Angela asks: Are all carbohydrates bad for you? First, let me explain what is a carbohydrate.  Any food that breaks down into sugars is considered a carbohydrate.  With that being said, that includes a huge range of foods such as breads, chips, pasta, sauces, etc., as well as fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates are classified as simple or complex.  […]

Tips for Healthy Fat Loss

September 6, 2010 by

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Courtney Townley •    Water makes up 75% of our muscle fiber and 90% of our blood volume.   When it comes to fat loss our liver requires water to convert stored fat into energy.  Hydrating ourselves sufficiently throughout the day helps to accelerate the repair of muscle damage and the liver’s ability to process fat efficiently.  […]