- Q How can I reduce the amount of sugar I eat?
Margaret Floyd, Nutrition & DieteticsThe best solution when it comes to sugar is to eliminate it, if not completely, as much as possible. My vote is to bring sugar and desserts back to their role as treats for special occasions, not a daily habit or, dare I say, an addiction. As a... Full Answer
- Q How are carbohydrates digested?
Patsy Catsos, Nutrition & DieteticsDigestion of carbohydrates begins in your mouth. Your teeth chew and grind the food, mixing it with saliva. Saliva contains enzymes that begin the process of breaking carbohydrates down.Carbohydrates in your food are further broken down by enzymes in... Full Answer