How to Read Food Labels for Healthy Eating : Total Carbohydrates on Food Labels

How to Read Food Labels for Healthy Eating : Total Carbohydrates on Food Labels

Hi. I’m Brenda Thompson, Registered Dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment, I’m going to talk about calories on the food label. Here, if you look, you’ll see that total carbohydrates is listed. Under carbohydrates, you will also find dietary fibers, and sugars. Dietary fiber is also a carbohydrate, although not all fibers are digested into the system. That is why fiber is recommended for healthy diets….

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Diabetes & Carbohydrates

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Diabetes & Carbohydrates

Hi! My name is Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment, I’m going to be talking about carbohydrates and blood sugar control. Carbohydrates are the starch and sugar in foods. When a carbohydrates is consumed in the body, it is broken down into glucose, as I explained earlier in the first segment. Foods containing carbohydrates include some of these, such as bread, fruits like…

Inside the Cell Membrane

Inside the Cell Membrane

Captions are on! Click CC button at bottom right to turn off. Updates on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! In my second year of teaching, I was looking to improve an osmosis lab I had had done the year previously. Osmosis, if you remember from our osmosis video, involves water traveling through a semi-permeable membrane. Potentially a cell membrane. And I wanted a cool way that students could model this in…

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Carbohydrate Counting & the Diabetes Diet

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Carbohydrate Counting & the Diabetes Diet

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment I’m going to talk about carbohydrate counting in controlling blood sugars. Carbohydrate counting is less restrictive than the exchange method because you’re basically just counting the amount of carbohydrates you’re eating at each meal. Consulting your dietitian will help you determine how many carbohydrates you should have for each meal and each snack. Generally a…

How to Read Food Labels for Healthy Eating : Vitamin C on Food Labels

How to Read Food Labels for Healthy Eating : Vitamin C on Food Labels

Hi. I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment, I’m going to talk about vitamin C. You will find vitamin C on the food label here in this area of the food label. Vitamin C is on the food label because it is important for us to know that our children are getting these nutrients during the growth and development stages. Vitamin C is…

Low Carb & Keto: What about Cholesterol?

Low Carb & Keto: What about Cholesterol?

Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. Consider the ingredients in the following low carb high fat recipe. “Two pounds of de-boned white fish, one-half cup butter and two-thirds pint or more of cream, two tablespoon of flour, the juice of one half lemon, salt and pepper to taste.” Excluding the fish and lemon, this recipe’s saturated-fat-packed dairy to carbohydrate ratio is 19:1. Low carb or ketogenic cookbooks with recipes…

Diet Doctor Podcast #27 — David Diamond, PhD

Diet Doctor Podcast #27 — David Diamond, PhD

#1Welcome back to the Diet Doctor podcast with Dr. Bret Scher. Today I’m joined by Dr. David Diamond. Now, Dr. Diamond has a PhD in biology and he is a professor at the department of psychology at the University of South Florida. Now, interestingly, his work is in cognitive and neuroscience and he’s done this for decades. But because of a personal journey, he has now gone down this whole…

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Protein & Blood Sugar for Diabetes

Diabetes Diet Guidelines : Protein & Blood Sugar for Diabetes

Hi! My name is Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment, I’m going to talk about protein and blood sugar control. Protein helps low the digestion system down, which in turn, helps slow down the rate of carbohydrate going into the blood stream. It’s a good idea to eat small lean amounts of protein. This includes some of these foods over here. Fish; there…