If you have been doing any diet research you may find yourself wondering what is the real truth about carbs. There is so much conflicting information about carbs in the health industry that people just don’t know what to believe. Luckily I have put together this list of 8 truths about carbohydrates to help clear up any confusion.
1. What Are Carbs?
To understand the truths about carbs we must first know what a carbohydrate is. Carbs are a major food source and come in many forms. It is your body’s main source of energy. Most of the time when we think of carbs we think of breads, pasta, and potatoes. The truth is, carbohydrates stretch much further than these few things. Nuts, seeds, fruits, veggies, milk and dairy, juice and soda, and candies are all carbs too.