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Encore Episode: Skipping Unnecessary Carbs

Encore Episode: Skipping Unnecessary Carbs

Find out how to get the carbs you need without overdoing it."Carb" isn’t a dirty word, but it has developed a connotation of being an unnecessary indulgence. Carbohydrates are an important part of any diet. In fact, carbohydrates are present in fruits, vegetables and legumes. They’re responsible for the glucose you need in your brain and spinal cord. Low carbohydrate diets still contain carbohydrates. People tend to go too far when reducing the carbs in their diets. You should eat carbohydrates in foods as part of meals. If you’re eating spaghetti and meatballs, the carbs in the noodles would be a necessary part of dinner. The basket full of bread sticks would be an unnecessary part of dinner. Portion control will also help with your unnecessary carb consumption. Restaurants serve huge portions. The “clean your plate” attitude at home can lead to excessive carb consumption. Learn the appropriate portion for your body, and save the leftovers for another meal. Eat less added sugar. A gl