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Nutrition basics

Craving sugar? Blame your brain

A mechanism that appears to sense how much glucose is reaching the brain and prompts animals to seek more if it detects a shortfall may play a role in driving our preference for sweet and starchy foods.

Why you should eat potatoes

Low-carbers are avoiding potatoes but these plants provide natural, unrefined carbohydrates and one 100g potato only provides 16 g of carbs along with valuable minerals. Don't avoid them!

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