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Low-Carb Beats 'Low-Fat'? Take a Closer Look

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Don't be fooled by the promises of riding your way to good health and a slim figure on a river of ice cream and butter. Stick with what scientists have known for decades: A low-fat, plant-based diet is decidedly best for our health.

Cauliflower Is The Solution For When You Want Comfort Food, But Do Not Want To Shop For Bigger Pants

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.21.2014 | Taste

Cauliflower mac and cheese is in your future.

8 Things Nutrition Experts Wish You Would Stop Saying About Food

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

One day, your morning cup of coffee is a great idea for your health. The next, it has too many negative health risks. Even the savviest of consumers c...

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Carbs (Really!)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.23.2014 | Healthy Living

It's unfortunate how we treat the poor carbohydrate. Mistakenly associated with weight gain and empty calories, carbs are actually an essential part o...

15 Guilt-Free Ways To Enjoy Your Favorite Carbs

Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

For people living with diabetes, managing carbohydrates plays a crucial role in keeping blood glucose under control. When regulating carbs, it may see...

Bacon + Low Carb + Delish = Super Bowl Snack Winner

Parker Wallace | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
Parker Wallace

Plowing through the salty, crunchy, carb-heavy snacks that Super Bowl parties are notorious for will leave you feeling like a linebacker come Monday morning. Not awesome. So, let's talk game day strategy:

Stop Eating So Many Carbs -- They Make You Fat

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I'm not advocating a ban on carbs as a quick weight loss scheme. I don't believe in quick weight loss schemes or diets. But I am convinced as a nation we eat too many carbs, especially refined carbs.

Paula Deen: The Lost Teaching Moment

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

If only the message from the media about Paula Deen had been "We're all eating too much sugar!" Instead, a perfectly good teaching moment was wasted in a sea of inanities about the "dangers" of eating fat.

Low-Carb Diets Linked With Type 2 Diabetes

Tim Harlan, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2011 | Home
Tim Harlan, M.D.

Fad diets are clearly not all they are cracked up to be. Most are simply made up of theories that seldom get put to the test other than with the anec...

Fat or Carbs: Which Is Worse?: A Response

John McDougall, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John McDougall, M.D.

Pointing the guilty finger away from fat and towards carbohydrates is self-serving for those diet experts who themselves refuse to give up their high-fat diet.

What Ever Happened to the Venerable Hamburger?

Dr. John Salerno | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Salerno

So why would we say you shouldn't eat hamburger, chopped meat, ground beef, or the other iterations this product is sold under. Without sounding too much like an old fogey, hamburger is just not what it used to be.

Happiness in the Post-Shopping Economy

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

My late mother used shopping as a hobby. If she were still alive, I wonder if she would be looking for something else to occupy her time. It seems many Americans are.

Low-carb? Low-fat? Study finds calories count more

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — Low-fat, low-carb or high-protein? The kind of diet doesn't matter, scientists say. All that really counts is cutting calories and...

Low-Carb Diet Causes Memory Loss

timesofindia.indiatimes.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Dieters who eliminate carbohydrates from their diet may lose some extra pounds, but it could leave them fuzzy headed and forgetful, says a new study. ...

Low Carbohydrate Diets and the Political Conventions

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

We make our alliances based on unconscious motivations then look for evidence to justify the choices. I've noticed a parallel between choosing sides in the nutrition war and in politics.