Can You Eat Like a Nutritionist?

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Identify the Enemy

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Fruits, vegetables, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds are all complex carbohydrates. These are not enemies to good health. They provide nutrients and fiber to slow the conversion and absorption of glucose. Empty or refined carbohydrates like potatoes, pasta, bread, chips, crackers, cookies, candy, cake and sugary beverages are the enemies.

An average person consumes the equivalent of 52 spoonfuls (208 grams or about a half pound) of sugar per day! This glucose overload from sugar, high-fructose corn syrup or converted carbohydrates raises insulin and

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