Cutting Carbs? Don’t Say ‘No’ to These Starchy Foods

Carbohydrates tend to get a bad rap, especially in this era of the ketogenic, paleo and Atkins diets. So do starches — aka complex carbs — still have a place in a healthy diet? You bet. “Simple carbs (other than fruits and milk) should be avoided in the diet. Complex carbs should prevail,” says Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD. The READ MORE

How to Help Your Diet Become a Way of Life

Many weight-loss attempts start out with grand intentions — “I’m going to lose weight and eat better (this time will be different, I swear!)” — only to revert back to old eating habits within a week or two. So how can you give your desire to eat healthy and lose weight some sticking power? Try these READ MORE