There are healthy carbohydrates and those that are considered ‘empty calories’, providing very little nutritional value. To ensure you are getting the right nutrients, try to consume those carbohydrates listed in the chart below.
Why they are important: Carbohydrates are your body’s main source of energy. Also cause your pancreas to release insulin which aids in:
- Regulating blood sugar
- Storing energy
- Repairing Muscles
- Intestinal health and waste elimination
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