Tag: low-carb

Cheese, please!

Charles de Gaulle once asked how you can govern a country that has more than 246 varieties of cheese. He seemed to do alright. Cheese is not only a good source of protein, but it’s also excellent when you’re trying to keep blood glucose stable. Due to its high-fat content, it slows down the absorption…
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Do we need carbohydrates to live?

The food we eat has three macronutrients – carbohydrates, fat, and protein – plus some micronutrients like vitamins and minerals. A lot of the energy goes to power our large mammalian brains. We estimate that the brain needs 130g of glucose, the end product of all carbohydrates, per day. We also draw the line for…
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