Wednesday, 25 April 2018
5 Food Groups You Didn't Know Had a Hefty Serving of Carbs
"Is butter a carb?" Despite what Regina George was told, butter is indeed a fat. Even more surprising is how many healthy foods actually contain carbohydrates. When we think carbs, bread and pasta are probably what come to mind first. And though they're definitely the poster children of this macronutrient family, carbs come in all shapes and sizes. There is a difference between complex (good) carbs and simple (bad) carbs, but carbs are still carbs at the end of the day, and they can contribute to your overall intake in any form.
Incorporating good carbs into your diet can boost your metabolism and help you lose weight if that's your goal, but these hidden carbs can also affect the progress of low-carb diets, like keto. Ahead are a list of foods that you may not have expected to have a significant amount of carbs.
Yogurt (including low-fat, fat-free, and whole milk)
Cheese (including cottage cheese)
The fruits above contain the highest amounts of carbs.
Nuts and Seeds
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