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Doctor insights on: What Foods Contain Carbohydrates

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Please suggest what foods contain complex carbohydrates?

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

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...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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What foods contain comlex carbs and is good for sporting like mountain biking? Before and during training?

Complex carbs: Carbs can be simple (containing 1 or 2 sugars) or complex (containing 3 or more sugars). Simple carbs are like table sugar, syrups, fruits like bananas, mangos, etc. Complex carbs are like legumes, starchy vegetables like yams, whole grains like brown rice, quinoa, whole grain breads & other cereals. Combine these with protein and healthy fat to avoid sudden sugar spikes (and rapid drops too). ...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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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

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Could consuming foods with no or little carbohydrates help me lose quick weight?

Could consuming foods with no or little carbohydrates help me lose quick weight?

Yes and no: You want to avoid large amounts of simple carbs (like sugar) but complex carbs are ok in reasonable amounts. Protein is good, but too much fat will reverse any benefit of avoiding carbs. And any diet without an increase in activity is doomed to fail. You need to burn more calories not just decrease your intake. Even if you start with simple walking... Just get our heart rate up. ...Read more

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Please explain what directly affects carbohydrates ( cho) and fat levels in food?

Please explain what directly affects carbohydrates ( cho) and fat levels in food?

Not exactly: Sure what you mean. As the composition of the ingredients used and techniques used to prepare the ingredients determine the amount of fats, proteins and carbohydrates in food. ...Read more

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What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?

What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?

Type of carbs: You want to avoid large amounts of simple carbs (like sugar) but complex carbs are ok in reasonable amounts. Protein is good, but too much fat will reverse any benefit of avoiding carbs. And any diet without an increase in activity is doomed to fail. You need to burn more calories not just decrease your intake. Even if you start with simple walking... Just get our heart rate up. ...Read more