Many of us crave starch or carbohydrate rich foods but don't want the extra calories, poor nutritional impact, or rapid glucose absorption that can cause a quick spike and then a crash as we discussed in the "hangry" post. Resistant starch is different because it offers a wide range of health benefits. What is resistant… Continue reading The Healthy Starch
We've all experienced hunger pangs- physical weakness, a grumbling stomach, headache and trouble concentrating. Most of us have these symptoms in the morning and close to meal times. But for some people, they occur far more frequently, or throughout the day. This is called polyphagia. Persistent hunger even when you've just finished eating may be due to… Continue reading 14 Reasons People Eat When They’re Not Hungry
Nutrition is a tough word to define. We all think we know how to eat nutritiously, but in this day and age it can be extremely difficult to truly understand what’s in our food and what’s considered healthy. Are all grains/proteins healthy? Are all types of fats/carbohydrates bad? The goal is to fuel your body… Continue reading Weight Loss: Are All Dietary Fats Created Equal?