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7 scary things that can happen to your body if you eat too much processed food

INSIDER asked experts to give their input on the scary things that can happen to your body if you eat too much processed, junk food.
Zucchini noodles are a popular carb-free pasta alternative.

10 foods to try if you want to cut down on carbs

From pasta to potato chips, here are some low-carb alternatives to some popular foods for those who want to cut back on their carb intake.
Carb cycling promises big benefits.

Carb cycling is a less-strict alternative to low-carb diets — here’s what a nutritionist has to say

The idea behind carb cycling is simple: You eat a low-carb diet most days but eat extra carbs on days you exercise. It's said to help with weight loss and can make workouts feel easier, but it a dietitian told INSIDER it may be unsustainable and could be detrimental to your relationship with food.
Cheese, carbs, gluten — none of these things are inherently bad.

11 foods with a bad reputation that you can feel good about eating — including coffee, butter, and cheese

As a general rule, food — real food, with as little processing or packaging as possible — is not bad for you. You can eat too much of many foods, especially foods that aren't vegetables. But that doesn't mean that eating carbs or fatty foods are bad for you in the first place.
It's a confusing time to be a pasta or pizza lover.

A geneticist says this simple test could show how many carbs you should be eating

Sharon Moalem has a theory that you can determine a person's carb tolerance using "the cracker test." According to his research, some people can handle more carbs in their diet than others, and it's all down to the enzymes in your mouth.

Restaurants are listing calories on menus starting today — but a registered dietitian says there’s a better way to size up your food

Registered dietitian Nichola Whitehead says the first thing she tells her clients to look for on a nutrition label isn't the calorie content.

Eating pasta 3 times a week won’t make you gain weight, according to a new study — and it could even help you lose it

Participants who ate pasta three times a week instead of other carbs, and as part of a healthy diet, actually lost a small amount of weight.

All the ways you’re sabotaging your health by overdoing it on sugar

High-sugar diets have been implicated in an array of health problems, from cavities and tooth decay to obesity and cognitive decline.

A study comparing low-fat and low-carb diets may have revealed the real best diet for your body and brain

Participants in both low-carb and low-fat groups were assigned to an eating plan that decades of research suggest is the best for overall health.

There’s an absurd amount of sugar hiding in most of the food you eat — and Silicon Valley has a new way to reveal it

"A bagel, that’s the enemy in the room here. I tell people just stay away from that — it’s bad for you. It’s lovely to look at, but don’t ever eat it."