Fox News claims Americans are obese primarily because they eat too many carbs. The science behind this idea is still not compelling.
New research suggests that vegan diets promote weight loss. There's a little bit more to the story, though.
Can avoiding certain foods reduce your dementia risk? One nutritional psychiatrist seems to think so, but the evidence is much messier than it looks at first glance.
So you have to give up something for lent? Don't pick carbs. If you do, expect flu-like symptoms.
The science of the complex interaction between fat and carbohydrate intake and health outcomes is explained almost simply in Nina Teicholz Wall Street Journal Saturday Essay. Suffice it to say that the bacon leads to heart disease theory is on its last legs.