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The Beauty of a Big A@$ Salad

So, most of us grew up in the sandwich and cereal generation and somehow feel like we are being outdone if we don't get our comfort carbs. Often these types of carbohydrates, such as breads and cereals, can fill us up initially (meaning less room for nutrient dense food), but also cause a blood sugar spike causing us to pump out insulin which in turn can leave us feeling hungry just a short while after. This continual rollercoaster of blood sugar and insulin surges can not just leave us feeling hangry, but also lead to an increase of weight around the middle.