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Healthy fats help curb cravings for unhealthy carbs

Eating more healthy fats like nuts and full-fat dairy can help reduce cravings for unhealthy carbohydrates like white bread and sugary cereal, David Ludwig, professor of nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said in an…

Have low-fat diets made us fatter?

Since the 1960s, when experts started advising people to eat less fat—based on the belief that a high-fat diet led to a high-fat body—obesity has skyrocketed. Recent evidence suggests that all those years of focusing on ways to…

Don’t fear fats; be cautious with carbs

An oversimplification of diet advice that began in the 1970s—that people should steer clear of saturated fats to avoid heart disease and stroke—led to an unhealthy “fat phobia” in the U.S., according to nutrition expert Frank Hu of…

Eggs, fats, and the new dietary guidelines

A new recommendation that people don’t need to worry how much cholesterol is in their diet, from a panel that recently issued new dietary guidelines, corrects previous advice based on guesswork, according to nutrition expert Walter Willett of…

Low-fat or low-carb? It may not matter

Two new studies are weighing in on the ongoing debate about whether the best diet is low-fat or low-carbohydrate, but Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) nutrition expert Frank Hu says that no one diet can claim to…

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates: quality matters What’s most important is the type of carbohydrate you choose to eat because some sources are healthier than others. The amount of carbohydrate in the diet – high or low – is less important than the type of carbohydrate in the diet.…