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Carb loading before low carb diet

Pasta, and pizza and pie, oh my! But are all carbs created equal for athletes? And how should we properly be carb loading before that endurance event? Yes, athletes need carbohydrates. Now there are exceptions to the rules and some who prefer following the keto diet and still perform well. Carb loading is the practice… Read More »

No carb diet before pet scan

There are two types of PET scans. The other PET exam is used to study such things as tumors, brain disorders, or infection; however, it can also be used to study the heart—this exam is referred to as FDG PET. The required preparations for the two types of PET are very different. If you are… Read More »