Of all the macronutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate), carbohydrate is one of the most heavily debated. Every day, the media bombards us with multiple, emphatic messages (often diametrically opposed) about dietary
Fruit's role in the diets of our ancestors can be traced back millions of years. Before our distant, ape-like ancestors ventured down from the trees and took up residence on
Regardless of how many carbohydrates you eat, there's one thing you need to know about them: quality matters. This fact was recently demonstrated by a research article published in The
Low-carbohydrate diets continue to be a contentious subject, but they can be useful in certain applications. A well-designed low-carbohydrate diet can provide all the raw materials the body needs to
Low-carbohydrate diets have increased in popularity, and there is good evidence to show that they result in short-term weight loss. But there is less data available with respect to their
The number of people with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980. The CDC estimates that over 30 million Americans live with diabetes, and it is among the leading causes of death.
These days, one doesn’t have to look far and wide to find information about Paleolithic nutrition and evolutionary eating. No longer constrained to tiny sections of the world of science,
Lathe Poland and Eric Carlsen run The Scene Lab, a media production company based in Connecticut and New York. Carb-Loaded is their first documentary, combining a pleasant mix of interviews