It’s a myth that carbs make you fat. Carbs are the body’s principal energy source – your body functions would be compromised if it was deprived of carbs! For example, carbs are crucial to the normal functioning of body organs like the kidneys or the heart muscles.
Yet, carbs have got themselves a bad name because we don’t know how to differentiate between hardworking complex carbohydrates (starches and fiber) and non-beneficial simple carbs (sugar). To know whether you’re eating the right carbs, take a look at the glycemic-index list – the lower the index the healthier the carb.
Carbs Don’t Make You Fat, This Does:
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