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Eating one type of carbohydrate — sugar — can rapidly expand your waistline, but that's not true of all carbs. In fact, carbohydrates are our bodies' preferred fuel source. Here are some of the healthiest kinds to incorporate into your diet.
Because sugar is a carb, many keto dieters drastically reduce their sugar intake, but they eliminate healthier carbs too. Nutritionists are starting to notice that people who live the longest tend to incorporate more plant-based foods, including fiber-rich carbs, into their diets.
Scientists who studied the diets of more than 447,000 people around the world are zeroing in on the ideal dose of carbs for a long life
A new, long-term study published Thursday in The Lancet suggests there may be a winning formula for the amount of carbohydrates to eat every day. It relies on some very unsexy, old advice: everything in moderation. People who live long lives eat whole foods, and some carbs.
The most popular energy bar at the Tour de France, according to the woman who sees the riders stuff their pockets every day
The most popular energy bar at the Tour de France. #TDF2018
All that spitting during the World Cup could be something called ‘carb rinsing’ — here’s the science behind it
Football players might be rinsing their mouths out with a carbohydrate solution, then spitting it out without swallowing it. According to some exercise and nutrition scientists, this can trick your body into thinking energy is coming, so your muscles work harder.
Low-fat and light ice cream varieties claim to offer the same flavor and satisfaction as regular ice cream with fewer calories and less fat. But it's tough to say whether these treats are any healthier. In fact, experts believe the opposite may be true.
From artificial sweeteners to potatoes, a lot of harmless products get an unfairly bad rap. Here are some, along with a healthy dose of science.
Holiday weight gain is tough to avoid, but there are plenty of things you can do to stay lean this winter. Here's one ingredient you should avoid.
A growing body of evidence reveals how industry groups have worked to suppress the scientific findings on the harmful effects of sugar.
White rice (along with other refined carbohydrates) is so inferior to whole grains that physician Roxanne B. Sukol says it should be called a "stripped carb."