It’s just good nutrition the carb connection. Kayt Marra, CD-N Albany Medical Center Hospital Section of Genetics. What art is telling us about growing carb portions over time.
Kayt Marra, CD-N
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Section of Genetics
Cheapest to produce
It cost more to produce whole animal proteins such as milk, poultry, fish, and meat.
FYI - Our food sources are now rivals for our grains as the new consumers of carbohydrate sources – i.e. “grain fed beef” “corn fed poultry”
When chosen wisely can be a
Some folks need to eat regular portions of carbs for health maintenance
AND we love them
Protein – from the Greek proteos or primary
Proteins with structural roles
And when you don’t eat enough carbs dietary protein can be converted into energy.
Major component of tissues and membrane phospholipids.
Prostaglandins – influences blood pressure, diuresis, platelet aggregation, and the immune and nervous systems
Leukotrienes influence smooth muscle
contraction. Just to name a few.
However, no macronutrient goes it
alone, and generally needs the assistance of vitamins and minerals to get the job done.