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How Carbohydrates Affect Blood Sugar Levels

Last week we had a general discussion on the topic of blood sugar. One of the main things that came out of this discussion was the fact that abnormal (either too high or too low) levels of glucose in the bloodstream can have very serious consequences in terms of general health and wellbeing. For the […]

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Nutrition and Brain Function: The Role of Carbohydrates

The brain is the most intriguing and complex part of our bodies. It therefore needs the contributions of a variety of different kinds of food to function properly. Last week we had a look at the way in which proteins are used by the brain. This week our focus will shift to carbohydrates.

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The Glycemic Index’s Clever Twin Brother

Over the past few weeks we looked at the theory behind the Glycemic Index (GI) and we specifically noted its importance in designing an anti ADD-ADHD diet. This can be found in the fact that the Glycemic Index measures the release of energy into the bloodstream. People with ADD-ADHD are often subject to wild swings […]

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