Consuming high glycemic carbohydrates on their own can lead to weight gain by increasing the body’s ability to store fat and increasing hunger.
A study found that eating high quality snacks earlier in the day had more favorable cardiometabolic measures and weights.
Consuming fish, fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts, and whole fat dairy on a regular basis decreases risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality.
One cheat day will likely not ruin your diet, but being mindful about consumption is helpful. It is less harmful to have a cheat meal than an entire day.
Frozen fruit has a nutritional value similar to that of fresh fruit, and contains vitamin C and antioxidants.
Sugar alcohols may be helpful in reducing blood sugar spikes, but must be limited per day to avoid digestive upset.
A 4 week study showed improvements in reaction time and processing speed along with a species of bacteria in gut after consuming nuts, though the two results are unrelated.
Imaging your food as different is not a healthy food behavior, but this study showed that recalling a meal as bigger might cause less food intake next time.
White potatoes have a bad rap with no scientific reason. If a food grows in the ground, it is part of a healthy diet and contains nutrients.
A sugar tax may be effective for more than just the UK, which has been shown to combat obesity in adolescents in deprived economic situations.