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Default NPR pushing back with “Slow Carbs”

You Don't Have To Go No-Carb: Instead, Think Slow Carb

With a picture of about a dozen kind of grains, captioned “Slow carbs like whole-grain breads and pastas, oats and brown rice are rich in fiber and take more time to digest, so they don't lead to the same quick rise in blood sugar that refined carbs can cause.”

We don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce where this is going.

On average, adults in the U.S. get about 50 percent of their daily calories from carbohydrates. And, if you truly cut out all carbs, you'll have to give up fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans — which are the building blocks of a healthy diet.

Yeah, right.

David Ludwig says it's time we "just get off the roller-coaster" — the cycle of spiking blood sugar and hunger that refined carbs can cause. He says aim to replace refined carbs with whole fruits (the fiber in them slows digestion), beans, nuts, a variety of healthy fats and plenty of protein.

Same old thing, packaged like it’s a revelation.
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