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Carbohydrates

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Carbohydrates

A major source of fuel for the body that is critical for daily functioning, including exercise.

Healthiest carbs:

  • Whole grains, including whole-grain breads, pastas and cereals and brown rice
  • Beans and legumes
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables

Colourful fruits and vegetables also supply needed vitamins and minerals.

Bad Carbs: 

  • Sweets and sugars because they have very little fibre, vitamins or minerals and tend to be high in simple sugars

Incorporate Healthy Carbs into Your Diet:

  • Try filling half your plate with salads and vegetables
  • Have fruits and veggies for snacks and use whole-grain breads for sandwiches
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