Can Eating Carbs and Sugar Cause Headaches?

Experts say we may be thinking about food triggers for migraines and other kinds of headaches the wrong way.

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Mark Bittman: Whole Wheat Bread Is the Key to a Better Food System

Baking whole wheat bread can reacquaint us with food that truly nourishes us, argues Mark Bittman.

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Can a Low-Carb Diet Help Your Heart Health?

Overweight people who ate fewer carbohydrates and increased their fat intake had significant improvements in their cardiovascular disease risk factors.

#american-journal-of-clinical-nutrition, #carbohydrates, #cholesterol, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #fiber-dietary, #food, #heart, #obesity, #oils-and-fats, #weight

Are Some Foods Addictive

Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.

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Best Foods for Better Sleep

A growing body of research suggests that the foods you eat can affect how well you sleep, and your sleep patterns can affect your dietary choices.

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Best Comfort Food Recipes

Send in the carbs.

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How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health

Comfort foods like chips and cookies can short-circuit our biology and accelerate the onset of diabetes and heart disease.

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Could a Keto Diet Be Bad for Athletes’ Bones?

Race walkers on a low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet showed early signs indicative of bone loss.

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The Keto Diet Is Popular, but Is It Good for You?

Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.

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The Ascension of Cauliflower

Food companies are capitalizing on the low-carb, gluten-free trend by using vegetables like cauliflower to replace flour, rice and other simple carbs.

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Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study

A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery.

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On the Whole30 Diet, Vowing to Eat ‘Smarter’ Carbs for More Than 30 Days

I have Type 1 diabetes. The Whole30 diet, with no wheat, dairy or sugar, made my blood sugar levels perfect.

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Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

Eating a little of a tasty dessert doesn’t satisfy me — it creates a fierce craving to eat it all, and then some.

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