CMHC Pulse Blog

“Similarly, for carbs, rather than focusing on quantity, a good strategy is to improve the quality of carbs with an emphasis on whole grains, and fruits and vegetables-again, served whole rather than ground into flour or extracted into juice.“
We can also help our patients by encouraging them to gradually transition towards more plant-sourced foods. And if there is one thing that the science is very clear on, it is the need to remove processed meats from our diets, like bacon or sausage; the World Health Organization has deemed processed meats as carcinogenic to humans9, and there is clearly decreased risk for CVD or diabetes after eliminating processed meats from the diet10.”


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