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On the Quest for Healthy Carbs, the Debate Continues: Should We or Shouldn’t We Eat Grains?

August 20th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

Comfort foods get their generalized nickname for obvious reasons; we reach for certain foods, namely those carb-heavy foods like sweets, fried foods, breads, and pasta, when we’re feeling stressed, depressed, or even under the weather. We may also reach for them when we’re feeling especially good, comforting ourselves through the jitteriness of a budding new romance, a new job, a long overdue vacation. But that word "carbs" often comes to mean only those unhealthy indulgences, not taking into account healthy carbs like fruit and whole grains



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