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Good Carbohydrates

Posted by Sarah Cox on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, In : nutrition 

Having explained the bad carbs in the last article, it's now time to talk about the good carbs.  You'll remember I said that it is important to eat carbohydrates - you just need to make sure you eat the right ones to avoid gaining weight or to help you lose weight.  

So what are the good carbs? 

The foods which are rich in and an important source of carbohydrate are:
  • Wholegrain or rye breads
  • Wholegrain cereals
  • Brown Rice
  • Potatoes, especially sweet potatoes
  • Beans
  • Pulses
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Milk and dairy p...

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Bad Carbohydrates

Posted by Sarah Cox on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, In : nutrition 

When eating carbohydrates, you need to know which ones are good for you to eat and which ones you need to avoid. 

In this article I'll cover the bad ones and in the next one I'll explain the good ones. 

As a general rule, which you are probably already aware of, any white carbohydrates are bad for you.  White carbohydrates includes white bread, rice and pasta.  The nutrients and fibre are stripped out of white carbohydrates as they are processed and refined.

As well as white 'refined' grains, ba...

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