Nutrition Bites: Carbohydrates

Nutrition-Bites-Carbohydrates

With the amount of bad press Carbs get, anyone would think they are an immediate threat to your life. The mixed messages we hear about carbs tend to lump all carbs into the same basket without the realisation that carbs are actually an essential macronutrient (along with protein and fat)

Carbohydrates are essential for your survival and found in highly nutritious foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, bread, rice, pasta and cereals. BUT they are also found in highly processed foods, like cakes, crisps, sodas and candy in the form of simple sugars.

The true issue that arises with eating carbohydrates is the amount you’re consuming. We often over indulge in carbs, especially in dishes like Chicken rice or Spaghetti Bolognaise.

Here we serve the simple truth about the serving size of carbs to you on a plate, literally! 

Remember, you should keep in mind what a ‘healthy plate’ should look like in terms of portion size! 

In this video we cover:

A simple visual of serving sizes

You may also like these blogs:

Good Carb, Bad Carb – The Myth About Carbs Busted

Know your Breads – Get the Doughy Truth on Which Bread is Best

Active8me Community Shares Worst Nutrition Advice Ever

Share this article

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on google
Google+
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Active8me is an all-in-one digital health and wellness platform devoted to building a healthy future​

Recent Posts