Not all carbs are created equal. While eating too many simple carbs like white bread and white pasta can pack on the pounds, some carbs are good for you and can actually aid in weight loss. See also: Gut health and weight loss: what you need
Scientists believe there could be a secret new taste that helps explain our love of pasta [Photo: Josh Sorenson via Pexels] Scooch over sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness, and umami. A new study from Oregon State University in Corvallis suggests ‘starchy’ might be the secret sixth flavour and it could explain a lot about our food cravings. Juyun Lim, a researcher on the study, said, “Every culture has a major source of complex carbohydrate.