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What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

You got it backwards: Fruits and veggies are NOT simple carbohydrates! Simple carbohydrates are sugars and foods that easily break down into sugars, such as white flour, white rice, potatoes and juices. These readily raise our blood sugar, which is unhealthy. Complex carbohydrates are found in whole grains, most vegetables and fruits and generally contain fiber. These raise blood sugar less. See http://tinyurl. Com/y8f4cagu ...Read more

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If I had to make a choice between two unhealthy foods, should I choose the oily fried foods or the sugary/simple carbohydrate food?

If I had to make a choice between two unhealthy foods, should I choose the oily fried foods or the sugary/simple carbohydrate food?

Avoid the carbs: We should have a balanced diet, but to answer your question I believe the carbohydrates are worse! Cause fluctuations in your blood sugar that will result in more cravings soon ...Read more

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Does carbohydrates like rice can make us fat? What are the examples of food that have a low carbohydrates?

Does carbohydrates like rice can make us fat? What are the examples of food that have a low carbohydrates?

Glycemic index is…: What to check about carbs: high index raises blood sugar fast, body secretes insulin, blood sugar drops rapidly, so still hungry. White rice/bread/potato/pasta all high glycemic index. Adding good fat or lean protein can help. Http://www. Health. Harvard. Edu/newsweek/glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods. Htm. ...Read more

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I can't lose weight despite I managed to lower high carbohydrate foods.

I can't lose weight despite I managed to lower high carbohydrate foods.

That's a start: If you can distribute your food including slow carbs like quinoa, amaranth, and buckwheat groats soaked for 8 hours, rinsed and cooked for 15 minutes with vegetables, berries, beans, and fish into 6 small equal meals followed by 10 minutes of movement like walking after each meal, stress reduction, and a good night sleep weight loss happens. ...Read more

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What's the best way to curb cravings for sugary foods and carbohydrates?

What's the best way to curb cravings for sugary foods and carbohydrates?

Protein/Fiber: Try increasing your protein intake. Protein helps to balance out sugar highs and lows when eating it with a balanced diet. Fiber also slows sugar absorption from the intestine. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective snacks or food that have low carbohydrates?

The natural ones: In general, the content of the carbohydrates that you may want to avoid (simple/refined sugars) is lower in natural snacks (fruits, grains, etc.); and the carbohydrates present in those are much healthier than, for example, candy bars, chocolates, etc. ...Read more

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I would like to know the foods, vegetables, fruits, and fluid that contain fermentable carbohydrates.

I would like to know the foods, vegetables, fruits, and fluid that contain fermentable carbohydrates.

Simple sugars: Short chains of sugar molecules, that are easy to break down. Once these sugars reach your large intestine, bacteria rapidly ferment them. So any simple sugar or processed sugars in your diet, containing syrup, fructose, table sugar etc. Most vegetables are low in sugar. The sugar in fruits is usually bound to fiber, and released slowly. Processed foods with added sugars are to be avoided. ...Read more

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Witch type of food are source of carbohydrate?

Witch type of food are source of carbohydrate?

Sugars: Carbohydrates are molecules composed of carbon and water (hydrate). These are readily found in most plant based foods such as starches (grains, breads, cereals, potatoes). They are also available in sweets such as candies and processed foods. Most soda pop that is not labeled "diet" contain lots of sugar. I would suggest using more natural and less refined sources of this. ...Read more

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Taking much of carbohydrates, sugary food and drinks, can it call diabetes? Or is it just a myth?

No myth: Consuming large amounts of sugars & carbs (including drinks) causes your pancreas to secrete more & more Insulin to keep up with the excess sugar load. Eventually, your cells can become resistant to insulin, creating more glucose in your bloodstream. Your cells need the fuel, but it can't get inside them. Higher blood sugar leads to diabetes. Read dr. Mark hyman's "the blood sugar solution.". ...Read more

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Which foods would boost carbohydrate intake without adding too much salt?

Fresh: Fresh fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and whole grains will boost carbohydrate intake without adding salt. ...Read more

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What foods are carbohydrate free?

What foods are carbohydrate free?

Meats and eggs.: Non-carbohydrate foods include red meat, fish, pork, chicken, turkey, eggs. Fish and egg whites would be the leanest sources of protein in this list. ...Read more

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What foods have high levels of carbohydrate?

What foods have high levels of carbohydrate?

Foods with. ..: Foods with sugar or starch. All grains, potatoes, many fruits, etc. You can google for the carb content of anything! ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods contain complex carbohydrates?

Many!: Complex carbs are either starches or fiber. Starches are useless. Fiber is beneficial. So, total starch is total carbs minus sugar and fiber. Total dietary carbs are carbs minus fiber! ...Read more

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What type of foods are considered as complex carbohydrates?

Non-refined carbs: Carbs tend to be divided into Complex and Refined. Complex carbohydrate sources, such as whole-grain breads, starchy vegetables and beans have a lower glycemic index because they take longer for your digestive system to break down. ...Read more

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What daily food I should eat and what is the benefit carbohydrates??

What daily food I should eat and what is the benefit carbohydrates??

Protein, good fats,: And carbs are called "macronutrients." Eat all three but stay lowest on carbs. Avoid bad fats in junk food, anything w/corn syrup. Good fats are olive oil and coconut oil. Avoid sugar. See doc for suggested diet. Spectracell labs in TX can test all your nutrients. Peace and good health. Carbs work together w/protein and fat and then the micronutirens like vitamins and minerals. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more