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Carb your way to good health

This article from the Wall Street Journal asks "Can you carbo-load your way to good health"? Carbs in this case are "whole carbs", and if you know anything about Give It Up For Health you will know that we give that a resounding "YES!"

Carbs get a bad name, and we agree if you add the qualifier "PROCESSED" to that. Yes, PROCESSED CARBS are bad for you. There's little to no fiber, many nutrients have been stripped away, they cause peaks in glycemic load, cause you to put on weight and ultimately end up with type 2 diabetes.

Whole, that is unprocessed carbs, on the other hand do none of this. In fact they are essential to your good health, and an important part of the "whole-food plant-based" diet we advocate here at Give It Up For Health.

No, I am not a doctor or certified nutritionist. I am just someone who has been motivated to take responsibility of my health without popping pills and have read widely. If you want to read about t…