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20 Spots With Breads, Toasts and Bagels We Love

sandwich of rye bread with avocado and goat cheese. tinting. selective focus What’s more delicious than a freshly baked loaf of bread? It’s comfort in food form, perfuming the air with an intoxicating, yeasty aroma we love. Perfect for topping, tearing, slathering with butter or dunking into a dip, here are 20 breads, bagels and […]

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The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs

Danita Delimont via Getty Images Japanese people are, as a whole, very healthy: They have the second-highest life expectancies compared to any other country in the world (the U.S. comes in at number 43) and have an obesity rate of just 3.5 percent, which is one-tenth of America’s 35 percent obesity rate. The reason for […]

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Don't Choose A Low-Carb Diet Just Because You Think It's 'Healthy'

Jeffrey Coolidge via Getty Images Carbohydrates don’t have a very good reputation these days. Fans of popular low-carb diets like Atkins, Paleo, South Beach Diet and Whole30 are convinced that cutting them out of your diet is the key to dropping pounds and keeping the weight off for good. About 29 percent of Americans said […]

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Which Fat Are You Burning?

Low-carb advocates have stated that low-carb diets have some metabolic advantage when it comes to fat loss and insulin metabolism. They claim a low-carb diet is better because your body becomes a more efficient fat burner. Scientists can determine the ratio of fat, carbs, or protein someone is burning by measuring the amount of oxygen […]

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The Sneaky Carb That's Making You Bloated

young woman in pain sitting on… Read on if you suffer from a sensitive stomach. FODMAPs could be to blame. by Carrie Havranek, for Rodale’s Organic Life If you’ve got a touchy stomach and pay attention to health news, you may have started to see the acronym FODMAP pop up lately. So what the heck […]

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5 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

Just like all fats were demonized as “bad” for you back in the ’90s, carbs have become the food to fear. But not all carbs are bad, in fact, they’re a very important part of a healthy diet. Good carbs offer a ton of health benefits. By choosing carbohydrates that are packed with fiber, they’re […]

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Meatless Monday: World Pasta Congress Puts Pasta Back on the Table

Pasta is not your bad boyfriend. The food we love loves us back according to a global group of scientists at last week’s World Pasta Congress. Organized by Oldways, the International Pasta Organisation and AIDEPI, the congress takes place every five years. I was among the US press delegation invited as the congress took on […]

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Do Carbs Make You Sad?

We all know that a diet full of white bread and pasta is bad for our waistline. It’s the reason grown men and women cry out, “No thank you!” and shake their heads like whirling dervishes whenever an innocent waiter approaches with a breadbasket. This may sound like an overreaction but a new study shows […]

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The 11 Best Breakfast Sandwiches In The Country

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Sara Norris/Thrillist Breakfast comes in many different shapes and sizes, but the king of them all is the breakfast sandwich. It rules over the realm of morning meals, incorporating whatever ingredients it damn well pleases. The only bounds it knows are its book-ending slabs of carbohydrates. The breakfast sandwich is thus […]

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Three Muscle-Building Myths

After being steeped in the fitness industry for over a decade, I’ve seen many fitness fads come and go, and I’ve also seen many fitness myths dispelled. But there are still a few myths floating around among personal trainers, believed by exercise enthusiasts and found in those fancy fitness magazines in gyms and health clubs, […]

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