4 Healthy Carbohydrates to Help You Live Longer

Healthy Carbohydrates

Age-defying carbohydrates you should add to your diet.

What if the foods you eat could add years to your life? A recent Archives of Internal Medicine study showed that eating more whole grains might help you to live longer. Why? Scientists suspect that the fiber in grains reduces your risk of dying from cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious diseases.

Plus, whole grains deliver more nutrients, including fiber, and are nuttier and chewier than refined grains. Here are 4 age-defying carbohydrates you should add to your diet, plus easy ideas to help you up your intake:

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—Nicci Micco, M.S., Editor-at-Large

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