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How Carbs Became a Dietary Supervillain

It seems everyone these days is worried about carbs. But is this concern justified? Our culture is certainly not immune from nutritional…

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Chef AJ Shares Her Secrets for Healthy, Plant-Based Weight Loss

Is it really possible to eat more and weigh less? Yes, says Chef AJ, author of The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss….

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Why I Recommend a High-Carb Diet for My Patients with Diabetes

I have many patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in my internal medicine practice. When I ask what foods they think…

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Conquering Diabetes with Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates do not cause type 2 diabetes. In fact, a new study found just the opposite: A diet rich in carbohydrates can…

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Obesity: It’s Not About the Carbs

The following is an excerpt from Proteinaholic, which was released by HarperOne. Can you believe people actually avoid fruit in an attempt to lose…

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Why Whole Grains Should Be Part of Your Diet

Whole grains have an image problem. Media headlines and fitness magazines warn that eating grains can make you fat and sick. When…

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Top 5 Misconceptions About Food: A Doctor’s Daily Experience

As a primary care doctor, I spend my days taking care of patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease,…

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The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Atkins Diet lives on in the current bestselling books Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and Grain Brain by David Perlmutter,…

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How Starches Satisfy Appetite

The following is an excerpt from The Starch Solution. The body’s metabolism is genetically encoded to run most efficiently on starch. No…

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