Fiber: Soluble vs Insoluble

Fiber is a special type of carbohydrate which the body lacks the ability to digest. Though we do not absorb any calories from fiber, it is an important nutrient which aids in many bodily functions, specifically those in the digestive system. Fiber has been linked to a decreased risk of

What is the glycemic index?

What is the glycemic index? -Steve Steve, I’m glad you asked this, since I think there are many misconceptions about this tool out there. The glycemic index was developed in the 1980’s, and is a measure of the effect that ingesting a particular type of carbohydrate has on blood sugar