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Milled bread flour isn't as good for your body as unrefined whole grains.

We’re learning more about which carbs you should never cut from your diet

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.
Whether you cut carbs or not, nutritionists are zeroing in on healthy, whole foods that come mainly from plants, not animals, as the secret to a longer life.

3 huge new studies of more than half a million people are casting major doubts on the keto 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.

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.

‘Healthier’ ice cream may actually be worse for you than regular

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.

11 things people think are terrible for your diet that actually aren’t

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.

The food you should avoid if you want to stay lean this holiday season

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.

The sugar industry has been quietly funding one of the biggest misconceptions in modern nutrition

A growing body of evidence reveals how industry groups have worked to suppress the scientific findings on the harmful effects of sugar.

Why you should stop eating white rice, according to a physician

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."