The nutrition wars over carbs during the last 10 years have led to some serious confusion about carbohydrates, their effects on our bodies and their place in a balanced diet. Are carbs good for you or bad for you? The real answer is there are good carbs and bad carbs. This infographic helps you to distinguish between the two.
Hard winter squashes can be intimidating, but they are actually very simple to prepare as well as satisfying, nutritious and affordable! Butternut squash, for example, delivers healthy carbohydrates, vitamins A and C plus potassium. This basic recipe brings out the best in winter squash: little bites delightfully caramelized outside and creamy inside. Serve straight from the oven as a side dish or use in soup, tacos, enchiladas, pasta and salad.
Carbohydrates is made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are two types of carbohydrates: simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. The simple ones consist of sugars such as glucose, fructose, and sucrose. Starch is a common example of complex carbohydrates. Some carbohydrates are structural, which means that they provide support and protection to certain species, such as shrimp.
This page of a site that gives parents information in terms that they can understand gives the parents of ELLs a lot of tools that they can use to help their children. What is unique about these parents is that in many cases they too are learning the english language and a site that puts things in simple terms just for them can be a life-saver.