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Could complex carbs have the same effects as simple carbs when it comes to weight loss?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Even though

calories are calories.
Complex carbs can be slower to break down than refined sugars. Thus blood sugar blood levels may not spike as rapidly with potential rapid release of insulin.

In brief: Even though

calories are calories.
Complex carbs can be slower to break down than refined sugars. Thus blood sugar blood levels may not spike as rapidly with potential rapid release of insulin.
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