Vanessa Romero

Is Sitting Destroying Your Health?

CarbSmart Magazine October 2013

The population as a whole spends the majority of their waking hours sitting – to the tune of 10 or more hours a day, whether it be in a meeting or in front a computer screen. While the television has been blamed for our sedentary lifestyle, when it comes down to it, leisure time is in short supply but we still need to get up and move!

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A Guide to Jicama for the Low Carb Dieter

CarbSmart Magazine September 2013

A Guide to Jicama for the Low Carb Dieter: Jicama, pronounced "hee-ka-ma," is a root vegetable native to Mexico. It is a member of the morning glory family and is related to the sweet potato, but more closely resembles water chestnuts in color, texture, and flavor. With 5g net carbs per cup of raw jicama, it makes a relatively lower carb alternative.

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