Q: How do carbs affect blood sugar?
A: Carbs continue to cause confusion for many of the diet-conscious. Whether managing weight, blood sugar, or overall health, the topic of carbs can trigger anxiety in many people. Below are some key points to know about carbohydrates. Also included are images of how different types of foods affect blood sugar--and why it matters. Carbohydrates include starch, sugar and fiber, which are found in the following types of food: Legumes (such as beans and lentils) are an excellent
Q: I'm tired of chicken. What else can I eat?
A: We all get in a food rut, especially when we're trying to eat healthier. While grilled, skinless chicken is a go-to lean protein, it certainly is not the only one. For a punch of protein that is full of flavor, try this one-pan dish made with zesty turkey Italian sausage, beans, and lentils. Along with 29 whopping grams of protein, it's also jam-packed with satisfying, cholesterol-lowering fiber; potassium to help lower blood pressure; antioxidant-rich tomatoes; nutrient-r