Eating fruit provides health benefits. People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet may have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
Carbohydrates and diabetes It is common knowledge that carbohydrate foods affect our blood sugar levels. To explain this further, it is important to first understand carbohydrates. The carbohydrate food group includes fruits, breads and cereals, rice, pasta, lentils, certain starchy vegetables like potato and corn, and dairy. When we eat carbohydrate-containing foods our pancreas secretes the insulin hormone. This takes the glucose from … [Read more...]