Why do we need carbohydrates?

Generally, I believe in moderation as part of a healthy, balanced diet. I also believe in focusing on whole foods and limiting processed foods when possible. A healthy, balanced diet includes carbohydrates, or “carbs”. We’ll address what “carbs” are below, but they include things like grains, but also…. SUGAR! Sugar, in moderation (including my favourite …

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Why do we even need Dietitians?

What is a Registered Dietitian or “RD”?  As quoted from Dietitians of Canada: “Dietitians are regulated health professionals. To use the title Registered Dietitian (RD), dietitians must be registered with the dietetic regulated body in the province in which they practice.  Dietitians undergo comprehensive and rigorous training, both on the job and in university. Dietitians are held accountable …

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