“Higher carbohydrate intake can have more adverse effects on key atherogenic lipoproteins (eg, increase the apolipoprotein B-to-apolipoprotein A1 ratio) than can any natural fats….Robust data from observational studies support a harmful effect of refined, high glycaemic load carbohydrates on mortality.” – Andrew Menta and Salim Yusuf, writing in The Lancet Public Health 2018.
Everyone makes banana bread, and slices wheels of banana into pancakes – yawn. How about combining bananas with peanut butter, one of life’s great matches, to make waffles?
“The long-term effect of carbohydrate restriction on mortality is controversial and could depend on whether dietary carbohydrate is replaced by plant-based or animal-based fat and protein.” Sara Seidelmann, MD
I’m seeing a lot of suggestions on social media sites for meal preparation tips, but two of the most popular ideas are problematic, in my view.