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Whole Grains: Dietary Angel or Demon?

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

While it's true that the caveman did not consume a lot of whole grains, the fact they have been with us for millennia and are considered an important part of some of the healthiest diets in the world lends credence to the idea that they are not only harmless but essential for achieving optimal health.

12 Quick Ways To Sneak Whole Grains Into Your Baking

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 02.24.2015 | Taste

They're delicious too!

How Well Do You Know The Nutrition Basics?

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living

For such a universal activity, eating can be pretty confusing. Grocery stores are crowded with nutritional jargon -- think: organic, vegan, enriched, ...

Whole Wheat-ifying School Lunch: Could It Work?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A donut made with whole-wheat flour is just slightly healthier that the refined wheat one, but that doesn't make it into a healthy food, and the whole wheat-ification might confuse us into forgetting it's a food to consume rarely.

18 Health Benefits Of Whole Grains

Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner Some popular diet books say you should ditch wheat or gluten to shed pounds. But the USDA recommends eating grains daily, and a...

The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Ella Nemova, the Founder and Chief Faux Gras-preneur of The Regal Vegan, an artisan food company in Brooklyn focused on decadent vegan treats. Her opinions are fiery, and her suggestions eye-opening.

6 Ways To Introduce Whole Grains Into Your Kid's Diet

Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jenni Grover: The Western diet is rich in highly processed, simple carbohydrates. White bread, white rice and whit...

How To Pick A Healthy, Whole-Grain Product

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health identified 545 grain products, looked at them through five different whole-grain criteria, and evaluated which criterion best measures the healthfulness of the product.

'Whole Grain' Foods Not Always Healthy

Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Erin Hicks A study by Harvard School of Public Health researchers found that current standards for labeling foods as "whole grain" are incon...

9 Delicious Ways To Bake With Whole Grains

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Kim Boyce The secret to tasty muffins, cookies, and cakes made with healthy flours is not hiding their flavors. ...

Great Grains to Include in Your Diet for Health

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

With the low-carb movement, so many clients that I counsel fear eating grains and starches altogether, and think they are better off without them. This is false! Many grains -- whole grains -- are indeed healthy and should be included as part of a healthy diet.

10 Overrated Health Foods

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Like it or not, we tend to believe whatever we are exposed to in the media and in advertisements. In nutrition, this usually means that as a society we all follow the same diet fads, glorifying some foods over others in the quest for better health.

6 Healthy Carbs To Keep In Your Diet

EatingWell | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

I've never been a fan of low-carb diets: Our bodies and our brains need carbohydrates to work effectively. Of course, not all carbohydrates are created equal. Here are six "great" carbs to keep in your diet.

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...