, 2023-01-15 13:47:00,
Thanks to diet culture, for the longest time, it was believed that too many carbohydrates were the culprit for weight gain, and cutting carbs was the key to losing weight. However, research and experts alike have repeatedly debunked any misinformation spread on carbs, including weight gain, which is caused by overeating too many calories among other factors.
In fact, carbs are one of the key macronutrients we should all be eating. There are two different types of carbs: complex carbs and simple carbs. Complex carbs are high in fiber and are found in whole, unprocessed foods, like fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains. Meanwhile, simple carbs are found in sugars and refined starches that have been stripped of their natural fiber and nutrients like cookies, soda and baked goods. Simple carbs have low nutritional value, and even though they’re OK to eat, limiting them in your diet is usually recommended.
Despite this, carbs offer many benefits that you may be denying yourself if you eliminate them from your diet. There are many helpful reasons you should be adding…
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