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Diets and Dieting

Debunking carbohydrate myths

Debunking carbohydrate myths

Nutritionists and dietitians from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a guest post. The latest is from Devon Baer.

Eating healthy can feel like a challenge, especially when it comes to carbohydrates. The headlines change from day to day; one day they are healthy, the next they aren’t. With so much information out there, it can be hard to decipher what is fact versus fiction. Here are five common myths surrounding carbohydrates and the truth behind them.

Carbs make you gain weight. Carbohydrates are part of a healthy diet. Weight gain is not due to carbs themselves, but from...