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Carbohydrates Diet

Don't Believe the Sugar Hype

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

For the sake of your New Year's resolution and your waistline, I'm here to tell you not to believe the hype about sugar. It, like everything else, can fit into a balanced diet in moderation. And if you have instituted a resolution to give it up and find yourself on the failing end, there's still hope.

If Carbs Are So Bad For You, Why Are They So Good For Athletes?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Carbohydrates have long been considered the most important source of energy for any type of muscle activity, be it leaping over a hurdle or climbing out of bed.

Is Antidepressant Therapy the Perfect Storm for Weight Gain?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

There is no mystery as to the cause of the antidepressant-associated weight gain. There are two reasons: overeating and under-exercising.

Day 7: Eat Lower on the Glycemic Index

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The process of "leaning in" is about gradually refining your habits little by little so that you get used to better ways of eating in a relaxed manner, with no pressure and no drastic changes that might tempt you to give up and go back to old ways

BUSTED: 5 Common Diet Myths

Health.com | Lia Huber | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Myth: Cutting carbohydrates helps you lose weight Scaling back carbs in the wrong way can also make you feel rotten and unhealthy. Carbs are to t...