What are Carbohydrates? (VIDEO)

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What are Carbohydrates? (VIDEO)


Most of the foods we consume, including fruits and vegetables, contain carbohydrates. Once metabolized, these macronutrients become the body’s primary source of energy, providing food to cells. And while nature never produced any “good” or “bad” carbs, it’s also true that excessive carbohydrate consumption can lead to unwanted weight gain. Before you strike carbs from your diet, though, learn more about how this important nutrient supports your good health.

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CARBOHYDRATE VIDEOS


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What are Carbohydrates?

Most of the foods we consume, including fruits and vegetables, contain carbohydrates.
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Fiber

Take steps towards better health exploring why a diet rich in soluble fiber, a complex carbohydrate...
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Simple Carbohydrates

Because only the smallest molecules of sugar can pass through the intestinal walls and into the blood stream...
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