November 2003 Issue

Is Cutting Out Carbs A Healthy Move? Not So Fast, Say Experts

Thanks to the late Dr. Robert Atkins, thereís been a low-carb diet revival over the last several years. Carbs are in the dietary dog house it seems, blamed for everything from obesity and acne to diabetes and heart disease. But is it accurate to lump all carbs in the same bread basket? It turns out itís not that simple. The reality is that there are good carbs and bad carbs, just as there are good fats and bad fats.

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