What are Carbohydrates?
Carbohydrates breakdown to glucose during digestion and are the body's primary fuel source
The majority of your daily calories should come from complex carbohydrates which include unrefined grains, starchy vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and seeds
These types of carbohydrates provide energy, vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals
Diets rich in complex carbohydrates have been associated with lower rates of obesity, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and GI disorders
Carbohydrates to Limit or Avoid
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