Sandra Gordon Bio
With nearly 20 years of experience covering health and nutrition, Sandra Gordon (www.sandrajgordon.com) has written for Harvard Medical School, AOLHealth.com, Weightwatchers.com, iVillage.com, Parents, Family Circle, Prevention, Fitness, Woman's Day, Redbook, Self, Vitality, Cooking Light, More, and ShopSmart, American Baby, More, Shape, Ladies' Home Journal, Cooking Light, Woman's Day, Parenting, among others.
She's also the author of eight books that cover a range of topics, including: The Reunion Diet; Consumer Reports Best Baby Products (the 8th, 9th and 10th editions); Heart to Heart: Personal Lessons on Preventing Heart Disease; The Shy Single; The Aging Eye, and The 30 Secrets of the World's Healthiest Cuisines.
Formerly, Sandra was a health writer for HIP, the New York City-based HMO. She started her career at Glamour as an assistant editor in the nutrition department.
Check out Sandra's articles on dLife.com:
Spicy Chicken Quesadilla Yogurt with Honey Granola Crab Filled Cherry Tomatoes Strawberry Gelato Turkey, Bell Pepper, and Stuffed Olive Pita Mango Yogurt Smoothie Spicy Lentil Curry Green Beans Amandine Fruity Coconut Yogurt Treat Sweet Potato Biscuits
In high school biology, we learned that another term for carbohydrates is "polysaccharides". These break down into "discaccharides", and further into "monosaccharides". These small-molecule carbohydrates are more commonly known as "sugars". Similarly, we learned that fats are (after a long process) broken down into monosaccharides, and parts of proteins are broken down into these as well. We learned about three common disaccharides —...