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While carbs often get a bad reputation, you need them to fuel your body — though some may be healthier than others.

What the different types of carbs are and how they can affect your health

Complex carbs may be healthier than simple carbs, yet both are useful for our bodies. Here's what you need to know about which carbs to eat.
This is what happened when I tried keto meals from five different fast-food chains.

I tried keto meals from 5 fast-food chains and Chick-fil-A’s grilled nuggets came out on top

I tried keto meal options from McDonald's, Chick-fil-A, Burger King, Wendy's, and Shake Shack to see which was best.
Some research suggests that carb intake goals should be adjusted daily.

Everything you need to know about carb cycling

Carb cycling is when people switch between high and low carb days, syncing carbohydrate intake with physical activity for better results.

7 scary things that can happen to your body if you eat too much processed food

INSIDER asked experts to give their input on the scary things that can happen to your body if you eat too much processed, junk food.
Zucchini noodles are a popular carb-free pasta alternative.

10 foods to try if you want to cut down on carbs

From pasta to potato chips, here are some low-carb alternatives to some popular foods for those who want to cut back on their carb intake.
Carb cycling promises big benefits.

Carb cycling is a less-strict alternative to low-carb diets — here’s what a nutritionist has to say

The idea behind carb cycling is simple: You eat a low-carb diet most days but eat extra carbs on days you exercise. It's said to help with weight loss and can make workouts feel easier, but it a dietitian told INSIDER it may be unsustainable and could be detrimental to your relationship with food.
Cheese, carbs, gluten — none of these things are inherently bad.

11 foods with a bad reputation that you can feel good about eating — including coffee, butter, and cheese

As a general rule, food — real food, with as little processing or packaging as possible — is not bad for you. You can eat too much of many foods, especially foods that aren't vegetables. But that doesn't mean that eating carbs or fatty foods are bad for you in the first place.
It's a confusing time to be a pasta or pizza lover.

A geneticist says this simple test could show how many carbs you should be eating

Sharon Moalem has a theory that you can determine a person's carb tolerance using "the cracker test." According to his research, some people can handle more carbs in their diet than others, and it's all down to the enzymes in your mouth.

Restaurants are listing calories on menus starting today — but a registered dietitian says there’s a better way to size up your food

Registered dietitian Nichola Whitehead says the first thing she tells her clients to look for on a nutrition label isn't the calorie content.

Eating pasta 3 times a week won’t make you gain weight, according to a new study — and it could even help you lose it

Participants who ate pasta three times a week instead of other carbs, and as part of a healthy diet, actually lost a small amount of weight.