Posts tagged carbohydrates

Sharon Howard’s Evaluation and Plan for Leigh. Part 2

Carbohydrates, contrary to popular opinion, are not to be avoided at all costs. Carbohydrates are found in very nutritious foods, such as fruit, vegetables, whole grains and dairy products. However, lots of carbohydrates are found in fat-free junk foods, such as cookies, cakes, pretzels, candy and soda. These foods are not to be misused even though they contain no fat. Continue reading Sharon Howard’s Evaluation and Plan for Leigh. Part 2

Trisha’s Journal: Week 10. Part 1

Beginning on Tuesday, calculations presented another challenge: counting carbohydrates along with fat grams and calories. The recommended 175 grams of carbohydrate is too low a number if the fat grams stay down. More protein could add calories, but high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are not recommended by the American Diabetic Association. Continue reading Trisha’s Journal: Week 10. Part 1