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What is Starch?

By at February 28, 2011 | 2:08 pm | 2 Comments

What is Starch?

What is Starch? by Professor Jay Starch is a carbohydrate. The 3 major dietary carbohydrates are sugar, fiber, and starch. Some of the most common sugars, also known as simple sugars, include glucose, fructose, sucrose, and lactose. Fiber is made from the sugar, glucose. We do not have enzymes that can break down fiber so we cannot directly access the glucose. But, more...

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Genes and Metabolism Did Not Make Us Fat. Here is What Did. (Part I)

By at February 27, 2011 | 6:00 pm | 11 Comments

Genes and Metabolism Did Not Make Us Fat. Here is What Did. (Part I)

Genes and Metabolism Didn’t Make Us Fat. Here’s What Did. by Professor Jay Because of obesity, for the first time is U.S. history medical experts are predicting that this generation of children is on track to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. In the last three decades, this new number one cause of preventable death has doubled in adults and tripled in more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy- Tip #5 (video)

By at February 24, 2011 | 9:27 pm | 0 Comment

Helping Families Get Healthy- Tip #5 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy- Tip #5 By Nurse Kimberly Tip #5 will be easy for some people and harder for others. But whether it is easy or hard doesn't matter. Following the advice in Tip #5 can help save your life, seriously. Tip #5 is MOVE. //   Statistics and research show that spending the majority of your time sedentary can lead to severe health more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #4 (video)

By at February 23, 2011 | 1:32 am | 1 Comments

Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #4 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #4 By Nurse Kimberly   var playerhost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://myfamilyplate.s3.amazonaws.com/ezs3js/secure/" : "http://myfamilyplate.s3.amazonaws.com/ezs3js/player/"); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + playerhost + "flv/54E0496E-F1E4-909C-5AE6B2DF936AA016.js' more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #3 (video)

By at February 23, 2011 | 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #3 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #3 By Nurse Kimberly Tip #3 - Stop Eating Fast Food // The tip I am about to give you is something almost everyone has heard of before. We'll just get right to it. Helping families get healthy Tip #3  is "Stop eating FAST FOOD". When I say stop eating fast food I am not just referring to the drive thru McDonalds and Burger Kings more...

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