What is a "Simple" Carbohydrate?
Okay . . . today we're going to talk about the part of any balanced meal or diet plan that's the most "confusing" to people.
And that would be . . . "carbohydrates".
So why do people get confused about this part of a balanced meal plan???
Well . . . that would be . . . . because there are different kinds and many diets tell us to eliminate them.
But which one????
So let's break it down . . .
There are 3 main types of "carbohydrates":
SUGARS - which are "simple" carbohydrates because they are in the most basic form
STARCHES - which are "complex" carbohydrates which are made of lots of "simple" carbs that are strung together
FIBER - which is also a "complex" carb
So today . . . let's figure it out. Today we'll talk about "Simple" carbohydrates.
Now . . . most people know that "simple" carbohydrates are food such as table sugar, raw sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup, and fruit concentrate . . . and that the body converts these sugars into glucose which is used for "energy".