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Lesson 5 Notes: All About Macronutrients (PDF)

Further Reading

Defeating Diabetes

Glycemic Index


Institute of Medicine (IOM). Dietary carbohydrates: sugars and starches. Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein, and Amino Acids. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2002.

Protein in kale

A low-fat vegan diet improves glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in a randomized clinical trial in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

High-carbohydrate, high-fiber diets increase peripheral insulin sensitivity in healthy young and old adults.

97% of adults don't meet fiber recommendations