Episode 10: Why You Can Eat White Rice and White Pasta
Why You Can Eat White Rice and White Pasta
I recently read the blog post, "Why It's Ok to Eat Refined Grains" by Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD, and wanted to chat about it here on Speaking of Hungry. I've been telling people since the Atkins diet craze in the mid-late 1990s that CARBS ARE OK!
Why would you want to cut carbs? Why is everyone saying they're so evil? After some time we were then being told that complex carbs - whole wheat bread, brown rice, whole wheat pasta - are the way to go and refined grains - white rice, white bread, white pasta - are the death of us all.
I can't believe it's 2019 and we're still talking about cutting carbs. Listen here as I talk about why cutting out carbs leads to lacking nutrients and that we can eat white rice if that's what we truly want to eat.
Mentioned in this episode:
Elizabeth Ward's blog Better is the New Perfect
Elizabeth Ward's blog post "Why It's Ok to Eat Refined Grains"
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