carbohydrates


Feeling Forgetful? Better Lay Off These Foods

Researchers from the Mayo clinic recently linked two classes of foods with increased risk for cognitive decline.


Bad Carbs Linked to Breast and Prostate Cancer 

A new study finds the quality of carbs people eat may make a big difference in their likelihood of developing breast or prostate cancer.


This Diet Has Same Life-Extending Benefits as Reducing Calories by 40%

Eating a diet high in carbs but low in protein may produce the same benefits as a low calorie, high protein diet, research shows.


Sugar Changes Muscle Proteins in a Way That Could Cause Heart Failure

Recent research reveals that consuming too much sugar can lead to a condition known as heart failure.


Everything You Need to Know About “Resistant Starch”

Resistant starch has been linked to improved insulin sensitivity, reduced appetite and various benefits for digestion. Should you give it a try?


Do Fast-Releasing Carbs and Wheat Actually Alter Brain Chemistry?

Research has found that highly processed carbohydrates can trigger the same brain mechanism associated with substance addiction.


Study Finds Refined Carbs Are as Addictive as Cigarettes and Heroin

According to a recent study, eating foods with a high glycemic index like potatoes and white bread activates a part of the brain associated with addiction.


This Popular Diet Could Lower Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

A recent study in Milan, Italy suggests that a Mediterranean diet as well as diets low in available carbohydrates reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.


Men, Are You at Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

New research found that men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at a greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer.


Can Eating Carbs at Night Help You Lose Weight?

Limiting consumption of carbs to the evening meal could be a crucial determinant of successful fat loss and long-term weight maintenance.