Nutrition Basics for
Eating Out: Carbohydrates
The focus on nutrition and what it all means is definitely growing! With growing research into how nutrition affects health, for better or worse, it’s good to understand some of the basics to help you make the best choices at restaurants and beyond. Here’s a big name in nutrition that you’ll want to get to know:
Carbohydrates (Carbs) – These macronutrients may get a bad rap, but they are also an essential part of your healthy diet. When carbohydrates are consumed, they break down into glucose. Glucose is the preferred source of energy for the body and the only source of energy for the brain. Most of your carbohydrates should be “complex” – from sources such as whole grains and legumes.
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