Category: carbs

What Makes You Live Longer? Fats or Carbohydrates?

A recent article published in the Lancet in August of 2017 revealed an interesting conclusion about dietary fats, carbohydrates, and mortality rates. In the large Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study of people aged 35–70 years from five different continents, scientists studied what[...]

Eat Like a Caveman for a Slimmer Waistline

Our ancestors had something figured out about nutrition without having to really “figure it out.” When it came to staying slim, our cave-dwelling forefathers (and foremothers!) had it in the bag because they simply eat what was naturally available. One of the best questions to ask in nutrition is[...]

Got Carbs? Got Cancer.

Recent preliminary research is confirming the association of increased carbohydrate intake and breast cancer recurrence. Cancer feeds off of sugar (glucose) and we have known this for a long time. But science is taking it a step further and measuring a biomarker called the IGF1 (Insulin like[...]