Quiz: What's Your Carb Type?

Find out how your body craves and responds to carbs.

Quiz: What's Your Carb Type?

We all love a good slice of pizza now and then. But do you find yourself craving carb-heavy food often? Or do you tend to steer away from carbs? Take our quiz to find out how your body is craving carbs and how it responds to these foods.

Is This the Best Snack to Help You Maintain Your Weight Loss?

It could also help lower your heart rate and bad cholesterol.

Is trying to lose weight — and keep it off — driving you nuts? Well, maybe it should drive you to nuts. New findings published in the journal Nutrients highlight the power nuts may have on successful weight loss.

Nuts vs. Pretzels

UCLA researchers put 95 overweight or obese folks ages 30–68 on a diet that provided 500 calories less than needed to maintain their resting metabolic rate for 12 weeks, then maintenance for another 12. The diet included 1.5 ounces of mixed nuts for half the group and pretzels for the others (both "snacks" delivered the same amount of calories).

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