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You Don't Have To Go No-Carb: Instead, Think Slow Carb

Ditching carbs can led to quick weight loss, but can you really stick with it? Here's the science on eating carbs smarter to keep you sated and healthy.

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The Rev. Al Sharpton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. at a November 2018 meeting of Sharpton's National Action Network on Capitol Hill. Klobuchar and other Democrats weighing a presidential bid have been courting the black community more intensively than past election cycles. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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For 2020 Democrats, The Race Is On To Win Over Black Voters

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You Don't Have To Go No-Carb: Instead, Think Slow Carb

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Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

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