what’s the deal: gluten free

The gluten-free trend has taken off in recent years. Food brands are advertising “gluten free” on any and all foods that don’t contain this mysterious ingredient; most restaurants have now added gluten free options and, in some cases, entirely separate menus showcasing gluten-free dishes. Everywhere you turn, someone is starting a new gluten-free diet. It’s time to find out: what is gluten, and what’s the … Continue reading what’s the deal: gluten free

what’s the deal: simple vs. complex carbohydrates

Ah, carbs—the foundation of everything delicious in the world. From thick-crust pizza to creamy macaroni and cheese to fluffy, fresh-baked donuts, carbs can be pretty hard to resist. But if you’re trying to avoid them, here’s the good news: you don’t have to completely cut carbs to stay healthy or lose weight; you just have to know the difference between which ones are healthy and … Continue reading what’s the deal: simple vs. complex carbohydrates