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.
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.
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.
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.