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What Is Refined Carbohydrates And How It Is Helpful

What Is Refined Carbohydrates And How It Is Helpful

Health
In the past several years, an onslaught of media touting the dangers of excessive carbohydrate consumption has led many Americans to question the role of carbohydrates in the diet. Will carbs make me fat? Which are bad carbs, and for that matter, which are good carbs? The fact is that excessive consumption of any kind of calorie has contributed to the widening of the American waistband. Admittedly, however, an overwhelming proportion of the American diet now comes from processed food, food that largely comprises refined carbohydrates. And thanks in part to misdirection by food marketers, the public is more confused than ever about what constitutes a healthy diet. Are carbs really evil, and if not, which kinds should we be eating? How Carbohydrates Function in the Body To under...
Why Carbohydrate Is Important In Diet For Budding Athletes

Why Carbohydrate Is Important In Diet For Budding Athletes

Sports
The diet is not adequate. Most of the high school athletes are learned not meeting the nutritional requirements that helps in proper development of body and also to provide them adequate playing performance skill. In couple of surveys it has been found a large majority of high school athletes rely on low-carbohydrate and high-protein diets. They even use nutritional supplements, but all these are not the kind of diet recommended. The budding athletes must know that energy requirements increase during the adolescence period to accommodate hormonal changes as well as physical growth in the body. More than 60 percent of one's diet should include carbohydrates like fruits, whole grains and vegetables during such phase of life and during the period of development. It is highly urged t...