Low carb diets - getting past the hype
Are low carbohydrate
diets healthy? The National Institutes of Health Weight Information Network
answer this common question.
Searching for a good carbohydrates
Although there are
justifiable concerns regarding carbohydrate consumption, it is important to
realize that all carbohydrates are not created equal. The Agricultural Research
Service, USA show you how to determine what is a good carbohydrate and what is a
Good carbs and bad carbs
Whether you're trying
to lose weight or just want to eat healthier, you may be confused by the news
you're hearing about carbohydrates. With so much attention focused on protein
diets, there's been a consumer backlash against carbohydrates. As a result, many
people misunderstand the role that carbohydrates play in a healthy diet.
Grains - they
won't make you fat!
Go Grains is
the leading independent nutrition advisor in Australia for grain foods in human
health. When it comes to losing weight, Go Grains bust seven common
misconceptions about the role of good carbohydrates and dieting.
According to Go
Grains 48% of people still believe that carbohydrates are fattening and the
majority of Australians are eating less than the recommended amount of grain
foods such as bread, pasta, cereals and pulses considered necessary for a
Health gap in
A new national study
has found 2.5 million Australians (nearly one in five) have tried or intend to
try a low-carbohydrate diet. 7 in 10 Australians are not aware of the amount of
carbohydrate-based foods - such as bread, breakfast cereal, rice and pasta -
recommended for a healthy diet. Go Grains explains the role of
carbohydrates in a healthy diet.