Friday, September 5, 2014

6 Surprising Sources of Refined Carbohydrates

It is possible to eat carbs, remain healthy and still have a balanced diet. It's in watching the carbs that we eat that really makes the difference. In eating more complex carbs instead of simple carbs, you will be sure to have a balanced diet.

Complex carbs consist of the following:

  1. Green vegetables;
  2. Whole grains and foods made from them like oatmeal, pasta and whole-grain breads;
  3. Starchy veggies like sweet potatoes, regular potatoes and corn
  4. Beans, peas and lentils
Simple carbs to avoid: 
  1. White breads and white pastas
  2. Sodas/soft drinks
  3. Candies/Sweeteners
  4. Jams and jellies
Here is a list of 6 Surprising Sources of Refined Carbohydrates to watch out for and below are
some of those complex carbs that should be part of a healthy diet...

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