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What is Glycogen?

What is Glycogen?

What is glycogen you ask?  Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is a storage form of glucose.  We store glycogen in our muscles and liver.  Glycogen is what we use as energy.  Our bodies will metabolize the stored glycogen and turn it into glucose when we […]

Carbs Are Really Good For You

Carbs Are Really Good For You

Did you know that carbs are really good for you?  Carbs have gotten a pretty bad rep but it’s not their fault! They really have! Carbs need to be in our diet because they provide energy for the entire body.  They are the better energy […]