October 2013 Issue
Focus on Healthy Carbs
Low-carb diets are out; today its all about choosing healthy, wholesome carbs, such as whole grains, legumes, dairy, fruits and vegetables.
When it comes to carbs, the pendulum has swung dramatically in the past three decades, from eating them without discretion, to avoiding them altogetherand finally, to a new appreciation for the healthiest sources. In the 80s and 90s, it was all about low-fat diets. As health experts cautioned people to cut back on fat, food manufacturers responded by making low-fat everything, including cookies and snacks.
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