FDA Sets Rules for What Can Be Called 'Gluten-Free'

Good news for people who like grocery shopping, have celiac disease or who have issues with carbs: the FDA has decided which foods are allowed to be labeled gluten-free and which are not. » 8/02/13 10:50am 8/02/13 10:50am

Celebrate the Anniversary of Sliced Bread and the Golden Age of Carbs

Ever since the beginning of the Great Struggle Against the Carbohydrate Empire, people have tended to deride bread when talking about health. “Oh, bread is so bad for you. The cavepeople never ate bread, and just look how wonderfully sinewy they were!” It wasn’t all that long ago (85 years ago today), however, that… » 7/07/13 5:30pm 7/07/13 5:30pm

Pancakes Are Controlling Your Brain and Making You Eat More Pancakes

I KNEW IT. I knew you flat fluffy dicks were up to zero good. New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that refined carbohydrates (like white sugar, white flour, corn syrup, and your dirty mistress PANCAKES) trigger intense cravings in the brain not unlike those that drug addicts… » 7/02/13 5:00pm 7/02/13 5:00pm

The 31 Best Carbohydrates Ever

Everyone's so damn afraid of carbs. Over ten years after Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution warned dieters worldwide about the fattening power of the potato, the low-carb revolution is still in full effect. This is insane, because carbs are delicious. Fuck a protein shake, am I right? » 4/18/13 1:20pm 4/18/13 1:20pm

Science Continues To Vilify Carbohydrates

A new study shows that women who eat "high glycemic foods" like pasta and white bread have increased risk of heart disease, while men show no such effect. Experts say women should eat barley and sweet potatoes instead. [CNN] » 4/13/10 11:20am 4/13/10 11:20am

Happiness Is A Warm Loaf

A recent study compared the effectiveness of an Atkins-type diet and a plan that did not restrict carbs. While there was no significant difference in weight loss, the carb-eaters were happier and less hostile. As we've long suspected: Carbs=Love. [Reuters] » 11/10/09 9:20am 11/10/09 9:20am

Food For Thought

Listen up Atkins addicts: a new study has found that women who go on low-carb diets suffer impaired memory after just one week. Do your brain a favor and eat bread. [Daily Mail] » 12/12/08 10:40am 12/12/08 10:40am

Woman Alive: Food For Life, Love, And Looks

To continue with our series on the Woman Alive » 9/03/08 5:00pm 9/03/08 5:00pm library, we're taking a look at . I don't know if it's the quality of photography, the lack of Photoshop, or the lack of global influence on cuisine, but food from the '70s looks totally disgusting. I was born in 1979, so I wouldn't really know, but if this book,…

The Daily Show: Wine, carbs and crotch shots

We don't normally associate beaver shots with DailyCandy but today's installment gets all sorts of nasty with this item plugging a line of neutral-colored serving pieces. Maybe it's just us, but we don't get a good feeling when reading the word "sushi" in the same item as the phrase "When you hear the words 'spread'… » 2/06/07 3:04pm 2/06/07 3:04pm