Cutting your risk of heart disease and stroke is simpler than you think. (Photo by Kang Kim/Offset) They sometimes do things we Americans find weird (like wearing tiny Speedos to the beach), but when it comes to healthy eating, Europeans —...
Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out all fat, however, we'd be better served if we focused on what types of fat we're getting.
A recent study showed that eating a low-carb diet could help people lose more weight and cut heart risks better than a low-fat diet. But before you completely swear them off, keep in mind that we couldn't survive without carbohydrates.
Bryony Crane's insight:
Fiber can make a difference in your blood sugar and keep you full longer.
Trying to lose weight? Gain weight? Build muscle? If you believe the ads, liquid “meal replacers” or “complete nutritional drinks” like Boost and Ensure are the all-in-one answer. But are they worth their hype?