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4 Healthy Carbohydrates to Help You Live Longer

Submitted by admin on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 12:37
Healthy Carbohydrates

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.

6 Reasons You Should Be Eating Carbs

Submitted by admin on Tue, 07/20/2010 - 13:18
Benefits of Carbs

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.

Carbohydrate Servings Calculator

Submitted by admin on Thu, 08/13/2009 - 16:39
Use the ranges given below to convert a food’s carbohydrate content to its equivalent in Carbohydrate Servings. 0-5 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 0 Carbohydrate Servings 6-10 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 1⁄2 Carbohydrate Servings 11-20 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 1 Carbohydrate Servings 21-25 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 1 1⁄2 Carbohydrate Servings 26-35 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 2 Carbohydrate Servings 36-40 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 2 1⁄2 Carbohydrate Servings 41-50 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 3 Carbohydrate Servings 51-55 Grams (g) Carbohydrate = 3 1⁄2 Carbohydrate Servings