6 Bad Breakfasts for Blood Sugar
Most people already know that giant sticky buns and shiny croissants and danishes are full of empty calories and fast acting carbs. You probably also know that pancakes, waffles, and most breakfast cereals do a number on your blood sugar as well.
But there are also plenty of breakfast foods out there that are believed by many to be "healthy" choices .... that really aren't. Take a look.
Baked Halibut with Tomatoes Pumpkin Cheese Sauce Honey-Hot Chops Basic Pizza Dough Date and Oat Snack Bars Kosher-style Mushroom Soup Fresh Broccoli Pasta Fresh Pea Soup Sour Cream Alternative Rosemary Garlic Chicken
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 —...