Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates
It contains starch and sugar. Wheat, rice, corn and potato contain starch. Sweet fruits contain sugars. They burn in the body to give energy.
root veg
It includes anything made with flour or sugar, grains, foods with added sugar, and starchy vegetables such as potatoes and corn. Most processed foods are high in carbohydrates. Examples of low carbohydrates foods are proteins such as meat and eggs, most vegetables, low sugar fruits (such as strawberries), soy beans, and some dairy products. 
Some Tips:
  • Your daily diet should be a balance of carbohydrate and protein.
  • Base each of your meals on a complex carbohydrate, such as potato, whole meal bread or brown rice, and include vegetables. 
sweet-corn
  • Finish the meal with fruit, and this should ensure you get a balance of complex and simple carbohydrates.
  • Use high fiber wholegrain cereals as part of your breakfast, and use whole meal bread for your toast.
  • For lunch, choose lean protein, such as fish or chicken, with only a small amount of carbohydrate to get you through the afternoon.
whole-wheat-pasta
  • Large carbohydrate meals will make you slow and sleepy so save your big pasta meal for the evening.
  • Fruit is naturally high in sugar, which means so are fruit juices and smoothies. In liquid form these sugars can damage your teeth. But these drinks count towards your five a day and contain fiber, vitamins and minerals. To avoid tooth decay, it's best to drink them with a meal.
Some Carbohydrates foods:
carrot

Bananas, barley, bean brown rice ,chickpeas, nuts ,oats, potatoes, root vegetables ,sweet corn, wholegrain cereals ,wholemeal breads, wholemeal pasta ,yams.

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