Tag - complex carbs

Top 5 Benefits of Fiber

To say fiber is important is an understatement. This under-eaten nutrient prevents and treats digestive problems, lowers disease risk, increases satiety and even aids weight loss. Unfortunately, found in mostly unprocessed foods, Americans tend to stay well under the recommended intake for this extremely important nutrient. Fiber is a type...

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Top 5 Sources of Good Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. In recent years, carbs have gotten a bad reputation as the macronutrient that causes weight gain. The slightest hint of eating carbs while on a diet conjures up lectures from gym nutritionists about the benefits of going low carb. The reality...

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. Carbs provide the fuel your body needs to perform everyday tasks such as digesting food, physical activity and keeping the all of the organs powered up. Without carbs, your body will underperform in a wide variety of tasks. Though low carb...

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What are carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are one of the main macronutrients that provide the body with energy (4 calories per gram). Though fat and protein can also be a source of energy for the body, carbs are the body's main source without which, peak performance will be unattainable. Carbohydrates Explained All carbohydrates are made up...

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Top 5 Ways of Turning Fat into Muscle

Note: You can't technically turn muscle into fat becuase there is no pathway that the body can us to make muscle tissue out of fat tissue. The phrase 'turning muscle into fat' actually describes two different steps: losing weight/burning fat AND building muscle. 1. Calorie Deficit. To burn fat you...

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