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.
Are you worried about carbohydrates in your vegan diet? Unless you eat like the average non-vegan American, you don’t need to be. Here are tips on how to choose healthy carbs.
I’m not sure I buy that this is a healthy way to eat. Here’s my two cents, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on the Paleo Diet, too!
Over the course of a lifetime, the average American consumes over 87,000 slices of bread. Yes, you read that correctly — eighty seven thousand. That’s more than a loaf per [ … ]