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Here we go again...

While I was checking my fantasy basketball team on Yahoo I came across an interesting article that deals with healthy and unhealthy foods. Although the article talks briefly about refined flour, once again the concept of calories making a food unhealthy dominates the list of foods to stay away from. If you have time check out the top 5 list...

http://http://food.yahoo.com/blog/yahoofreshpicks/7939/surprise-nutritionist-no-nos/

Comments

One aspect of people using the "calorie counting" method of dieting is that by cutting certain calories out of their diet, such as the granola and bagels, they might see some results from actually cutting these out of their diets. But since a large amount of carbohydrates are also in these foods, the people are actually seeing results from the fact that they are cutting carbs instead of calories. They of course think that it is the calories though. Due to the fact that calorie counting has been beat into the brains of Americans for so long, I don't know if we could ever move past it. Maybe we could if the government offered up some kind of guidelines supporting Taubes claim.