Tag Archives: carbs

Why You Can Crave Stodgier Food In Winter | Goodhousekeeping

Rainbow, schmainbow. When Luther is back on TV and it gets dark outside 20 minutes after your lunch break, only beige food will do.

First, let’s debunk the myth that this is your body’s way of fattening you up for winter – you’re not a hibernating woodland creature. So, what is going on? Blame your hormones, says registered dietitian Jo Hollington.

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Exercise Can’t Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say Experts | Forbes

In a fascinating and scorching editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key to weight loss – and to health – is erroneous and pervasive, and that it must end. The evidence that diet matters more than exercise is now overwhelming, they write, and has got to be heeded: We can exercise to the moon and back but still be fat for all the sugar and carbs we consume. And perhaps even more jarring is that we can be a normal weight and exercise, and still be unhealthy if we’re eating poorly. So, they say, we need a basic reboot of our understanding of health, which has to involve the food industry’s powerful PR “machinery,” since that was part of the problem to begin with.

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6 Reasons You Should Be Eating Carbs | Eating Well

There’s a common misconception that “carbohydrates make you fat.” They don’t. Sure, if eaten in unnecessarily large quantities they could contribute to weight gain, but, then again, so could too much of any food. In fact—carbohydrates are a healthy addition to your diet. Here are 6 reasons to keep carbs in your diet.

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