Age-defying carbohydrates you should add to your diet.
What if the foods you eat could add years to your life? A recent Archives of Internal Medicine study showed that eating more whole grains might help you to live longer. Why? Scientists suspect that the fiber in grains reduces your risk of dying from cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious diseases.
Learn the health benefits of eating carbs as part of a balanced diet.
There's a common misconception that “carbohydrates make you fat.” They don’t. Sure, if eaten in unnecessarily large quantities they could contribute to weight gain, but, then again, so could too much of any food. In fact—carbohydrates are a healthy addition to your diet.
I’m not naming any names, but I have a family member who rarely eats carbs. The reasoning? In their words, not mine, “they make you fat.” (And chances are, thanks to the Atkins craze, you too know at least one of these no-carb eaters.)