So, there are supposed to be three macro nutrients. Protein, fats, and carbohydrates. I’m proposing that we stop calling carbohydrates macronutrients. After listening to @Dr. Cywes the #CarbAddictionDoc discuss this topic, looking up the definition of nourishment, and thinking about the effect of carbohydrates on our bodies, I strongly believe that sugar is an addictive substance, not a food.
I believe that we are in this situation because of the food companies desire to make money. By putting sugar in everything, they keep us chasing carbohydrates. From the moment we wake up in the morning, we are eating cereal (sugar) which sets the tone for the rest of our day. We are pushed towards getting more sugar into our system because of the way our body manages extra sugar.Read more