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For many, a plate of spaghetti means pasta made from some type of wheat—semolina, durum, or lately, 100% whole wheat. But recently, pasta has taken on a whole new look and taste. As a way to offer pasta to those intolerant of wheat, or to simply provide something new, food
Obesity and rebound weight gain are signs of leptin resistance. The key to easy fat loss is learning how to increase leptin sensitivity. Here’s how based on the latest research.
America’s interest in healthy eating is soaring, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food & Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). And it’s easy to see the proof as you walk through the supermarket aisle—the demand for healthy food is
You’ve likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and specialty foods aimed at helping people avoid gluten-containing grains—and all other grains, too. While a small group of scientists, medical professionals, and bloggers are leading the charge for grain-free diets—declaring grains a mismatch based on human evolution—the majority of experts believe
Within every whole-grain kernel, you’ll find a remarkable supply of important nutrients. Whole grains are a top source of unrefined carbohydrates (carbs), the slowly-digested “fuel” that provides your body with a steady supply of energy needed for the optimal function of all of your body’s systems.
Carbs have been the target
Whole grains provide unrefined carbohydrates (carbs), a primary source of energy in a balanced diet plan. Carbs have been the target of much criticism, and low-carb diets have gained many followers.
It’s true that diets high in refined carbs have been linked with higher risks of many diseases, but the
Q: Is expeller-pressed oil better for you?
A: Oil from nuts, seeds and beans are commonly extracted using mechanical processes like centrifuges or screw presses, also called expellers. Expeller oil from a press can create high temperatures due to friction, but no external heat is added. “Cold pressed,” while not a
Your new life with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity will require a lot of changes. You have to worry about your family, your child’s school lunch and snack programs-even holiday parties. But there’s no greater challenge than figuring out the strategies and tactics you’ll need to employ when you go
Sodium’s Effects May Build Up Over Time
Even a small difference in dietary salt consumption among people who do not have hypertension may result in critical differences in blood pressure after several years, according to a recent study. The study (Journal of the American Heart Association, July 29, 2015) followed 4,523