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Build Muscle Without Myth: 3 Body Building Beliefs To Avoid

Ben Greenfield | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Even after many years of scientific "debunking," many fitness myths have managed to float around gyms and health clubs - myths that hold you back when it comes to building muscle. So, in this episode, I'm going to unlock the top three muscle-building myths that you should avoid.

Michael Phelps Ate SO MUCH After His Gold Medal Win

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.04.2017 | Taste

What do you do after you clinch your 19th Olympic gold medal? Hit the spaghetti bar, of course. Swimming superstar Michael Phelps just might be able t...

The Glycemic Index: Are Carbs Friend or Foe?

Avital Scharf | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Avital Scharf

Most of us have heard of the glycemic index (GI). Even if we're not familiar with how it works exactly, we know it's something worth paying attention ...

Carbs Part I: The Weight-Loss Industry's Biggest Lie

Joe Klemczewski | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Joe Klemczewski

"I just can't stay away from sugar!" "My trainer does Paleo...." "I want to lose weight, but I love bread!" For almost a hundred years, low-carb d...

12 Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas Under 300 Calories

SELF | Posted 06.22.2016 | Taste

Cut carbs without cutting flavor. For SELF, by Audrey Bruno. Photo: Karina Carrel via Breakfast is more than just a meal -- it's...

The No. 1 Thing That Is Ruining Your Diet

Jessi Andricks | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessi Andricks

That little indulgence might be the thing you need to keep you "on track". Not a little indulgence every meal, every snack, and every day. But a glass or two or wine here and there, a cookie when a friend bakes them for you, or a treat at a party.

20 Spots With Breads, Toasts and Bagels We Love

Michelle Pruett | Posted 03.24.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

What's more delicious than a freshly baked loaf of bread? It's comfort in food form, perfuming the air with an intoxicating, yeasty aroma we love. Perfect for topping, tearing, slathering with butter or dunking into a dip, here are 20 breads, bagels and toasts from restaurants around the country that are great for sharing with friends or mopping up your entree's leftover sauce:

The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living

Japanese people are, as a whole, very healthy: They have the second-highest life expectancies compared to any other country in the world (the U.S. com...

Don't Choose A Low-Carb Diet Just Because You Think It's 'Healthy'

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Carbohydrates don’t have a very good reputation these days. Fans of popular low-carb diets like Atkins, Paleo, South Beach Diet and Whole30 are conv...

Which Fat Are You Burning?

Alan Christianson | Posted 12.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

A recent study helped to illustrate an important point: Burning fat for fuel is not the same as burning fat from your body.

The Sneaky Carb That's Making You Bloated

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 11.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rodale's Organic Life

If you've got a touchy stomach and pay attention to health news, you may have started to see the acronym FODMAP pop up lately. So what the heck does it mean and why should you care?

5 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

Danette May | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Danette May

Good carbs offer a ton of health benefits. By choosing carbohydrates that are packed with fiber, they're more slowly absorbed into the system, which helps prevent spikes in blood sugar levels.

Meatless Monday: World Pasta Congress Puts Pasta Back on the Table

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Pasta is not your bad boyfriend. The food we love loves us back according to a global group of scientists at last week's World Pasta Congress. ...

Do Carbs Make You Sad?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 10.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

We all know that a diet full of white bread and pasta is bad for our waistline. A new study shows that white bread could be even worse than we thought.

The 11 Best Breakfast Sandwiches In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 10.14.2016 | Taste

Breakfast comes in many different shapes and sizes, but the king of them all is the breakfast sandwich. It rules over the realm of morning meals, incorporating whatever ingredients it damn well pleases. The only bounds it knows are its book-ending slabs of carbohydrates.

Three Muscle-Building Myths

Ben Greenfield | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

There are a few myths floating around among personal trainers, believed by exercise enthusiasts and found in those fancy fitness magazines in gyms and health clubs, myths that could be holding you back when it comes to building muscle.

Sorry, Paleos: Early Humans Ate Carbs And Were Better Off For It

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Don't listen to everything your Paleo-obsessed friends tell you about your early ancestors. It turns out there's a high likelihood that hominids ate s...

Why Do We Love Butter?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.12.2016 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Most Americans Would Rather Give Up The Gym Than Forego Pasta

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.15.2015 | Taste

In an independent survey conducted in the U.S. at the request of pasta makers Three Bridges, nearly 67 percent of respondents said they would rather g...

What Fills You Up? Don't Let Hunger Sabotage Your Diet

Alan Christianson | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Hunger sabotages diets. Many dieters know what to do, but they can't stick to their diets because they feel too hungry. If you eat too much of anything, you'll feel full. But which foods can fill you up without overeating? If you can answer that question, you can master your cravings.

Newton, Nutrition, and the Tweets of Doom

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For all his contributions to science, controversial and otherwise, in modern context Sir Isaac Newton is most indelibly associated with one rather suc...

How to Make Your Favorite Carbs More Diet-Friendly

Katherine Brooking | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

Have you been passing on potatoes, skipping spaghetti, and banning bread in an effort to get leaner for summer? If so, your diet strategy may backfire because research suggests these favorite foods aren't the diet disasters that they've been made out to be.

The 5 Carbs You Should Be Eating Before The Big Race

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Attention, runners! Repeat after us: Carbs are good for me. In fact, carbohydrates aren't just nutritious in the days leading up to a big race like...

Fiber From Whole Grains Linked To Longer Life

Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 03/24/2015 02:36 AM EDT Whole grains are known to be good for you, but it may be the part of those grains that r...

Yes, You Can Still Eat Carbs And Be Healthy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

From Atkins to Paleo, a whole host of eating plans discourage carbohydrate consumption. But do carbs deserve their bad rap? For one thing, not all ...