Bad Foods You Should Be Eating (Page 9)


The bad rep: Bread is bad for you, because it’s loaded with carbs.

The good news: Bread isn’t bad—eating too many refined grains is, and that’s why the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend making at least half of the grains you consume whole grains. Switching to 100% whole-wheat bread, or other whole-grain breads, is one way to do that. And good news: research in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that people who eat more whole grains may live longer.

Try one of our healthy homemade bread recipes »

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