Year: 2011

Carbohydrates, Tammie Ballard, Food Technologist, USDA/Aerobic Instructor

Definition:  A large group of sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in similar proportions. Function:  The primary function of carbohydrates is to provide energy for the body, especially the brain and the nervous system.  Carbohydrates are quickly broken down into sugars that cause blood sugar

Can Muscle Turn Into Fat? This is one of those questions that are asked all the time. Isn’t this good to know?, Ask Joy Bauer Q: Is it true that muscle turns into fat if you stop working out? Conversely, can exercise turn fat into muscle? A: In a word, no! Muscle and fat are two entirely different entities. You can no more convert one into the other than you can

How Can You Combat the Job Market’s Perception of ‘OLD AGE’? Part 2 of 3, Marva Goldsmith

Marva L. Goldsmith, AICI CIP Thanks for tuning back in to part 2 of the three part series. This time, let’s consider the claim that, “You’re too Expensive!” (Your wage could support three new employees.) Let’s talk value.  Begin by understanding and accepting your value.  Convince yourself, and