Carbohydrates

Good carbs, bad carbs, refined carbs, slow carbs: how sugars and starches affect our chemistry and metabolism.

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Low-carb diets have tremendous potential in the prevention and management of psychiatric disorders. Discover how low-carb and keto diets can benefit your mental health.

My critique of the EAT-Lancet report reveals that their arguments for the planetary shift to a plant-based diet are inconsistent, unscientific, and downplay the serious risks to life and health posed by vegan diets.

Is your New Year’s resolution to get healthier? The good news is that no matter what approach you choose, you can use this simple, magical, in-home tool to stay motivated and track your progress in real time.

A new study claims a low-protein, high-carb diet may help ward off dementia, despite a growing body of clinical evidence suggesting that low-carb diets can be helpful for brain problems.

The Lancet Public Health journal published a study warning that low-carb diets can cause early death. Do these diets, which make so many people healthier, really simultaneously hasten their demise?

We have a global mental health crisis on our hands. In this presentation, I argue that there are ingredients within popular modern diets that place the brain at high risk for failure.

Don't drink the Kool-Aid: Your daily fruit smoothie could be working against your brain.

Since the latest release of the US Dietary Guidelines, a debate has raged about the scientific rigor used to generate nutrition policy. What can be done to restore the public's faith in this process?

How’s this for a resolution? Resolve to improve your mood, concentration, and energy, lower your stress, rebalance your hormones, and reduce your risk for dementia and other chronic diseases—all within six weeks.

The truth about antioxidant-rich plant extracts and supplements is that they simply do not work. The most powerful way to boost your free-radical fighting power is to harness your body’s own natural antioxidants.

Psychiatric disorders like depression, bipolar disorder and psychosis are strongly tied to inflammation. Did you know there are two dietary changes you can make that will naturally reduce inflammation?

Do vegetarian and vegan diets contain the micronutrients our brains need to function properly? What are the most important potential brain nutrient deficiencies that ALL plant-eaters need to be aware of?

Read the inspirational stories of how two people with severe mood and psychotic symptoms used the ketogenic diet to achieve long overdue relief that even the strongest medications could not provide.

Do plant-based diets contain the micronutrients our brains need or are vegans at higher risk for mental health problems? Beyond B12: what you need to know.

A groundbreaking new RCT—the SMILES Trial—demonstrates for the first time that people with depression can improve their mood by eating a healthier diet.

As you’ll see, acne is a hormonal condition, but it is not normal. Here’s what the cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies don’t want you to understand: you can prevent acne simply by changing your diet.

Medications may be helpful in managing your symptoms in the short term, but what if you could get to the root of the problem once and for all?

The new US Dietary Guidelines are about to be unleashed on the American people. This past February, the Advisory Committee reviewed the latest research and submitted its recommendations. But can we trust them?

Does fructose cause fatty liver, gout, cancer, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease? The research says NO—excess sugar and insulin resistance are to blame!

My critique of the 2015 study claiming glucose controls hunger better than fructose. Take a closer look—there's no proof in this pudding!

Is fructose bad for you? Learn about the differences between fructose and glucose metabolism and why fructose is no worse than glucose when it comes to weight gain, uric acid levels, or cellular energy.

All you need to know about Nectresse and monkfruit extract—ingredients, safety information, taste, and effects on blood sugar and insulin levels.

While many parents suspect sugar plays a role in their children’s behavior, studies conducted in the 1980s and 1990s debunked this theory. But maybe we shouldn't abandon this line of thought so quickly.

Get answers to common questions about cranberries and health. Does cranberry juice prevent urinary tract infections? Why are cranberries sour?

Can people with gout eat meat? What is the best diet for gout? In this post we take a closer look at purines, alcohol, and sugar in the management of gout.