Seminar: The Secret Life of Carbohydrates
What’s the difference between a “[ Sugar ] Any of the class of crystalline, water-soluble, short-chained (monosaccharide and disaccharide) carbohydrates. Sugars are typically sweet-tasting and include glucose, galactose, fructose, sucrose, lactose and maltose.... More” and a “[ Carbohydrate, Carb, Saccharide ] A group of organic compounds occurring in living tissues, comprising of sugars, starches, and cellulose. Carbohydrates can be divided into four chemical groups: monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides. Shorter-chain carbohydrates (monosaccharides and disaccharides) are generally sweet tasting are commonly referred to as sugars.... More”? Are all carbs alike?
This talk is not just about simple carbs versus complex carbs, although we will cut through all the hype around that.
There is one particularly nasty carb, though, that is behind the biggest health crisis in modern history. Anyone care to take a stab at what that is?
By the end of this talk, you’ll be able to make some good choices in your own [ Diet ] • The foods habitually consumed by a person, community or other group. • A specific food regimen such as a weight-loss diet or a vegetarian diet. See Dieting.... More and hold your own in any good-carb-bad-carb debate.
Stephen B is a coach, author, public speaker and creator of the Post-Modern Diet.
DATE & TIME
- 7:00 ~ 7:30 – Meet & greet
- 7:30 ~ 8:30 – Presentation
- 8:30 ~ 9:00 – Q&A
CA$5.00 per person, at the door
REGISTRATION & CANCELATIONS
Green Beanery, The Vault
SW corner of Bathurst & Bloor (2 minute walk from Bathurst Station)
Event held in The Vault
Easy to spot. Just look for the bank vault door on the back wall, which is adorned by coffee beans bigger than footballs!