The good, the bad and the ugly of carbohydrates
Over recent years, carbohydrates have been going
out of favour amongst anyone wanting to shift a few pounds, but have we gone
In our society, we have been brought up on a diet
of bread and spuds, with plenty of us feeling no meal is complete without a portion of starchy carbohydrates on the side.
In terms of basic nutrition, remember that
carbohydrates are our primary source of energy. Using carbs as energy spares precious protein and fat for other functions, like hormone balance, repair and
balancing immune support, but apart from giving us a ready source of energy, carbs don’t do anything else.