Carbohydrates, Sugar, Wheat Free Diet or Low carbs diet
In my opinion, eating low carb foods are a great solution for a lot of health problems.
What works for me may not work for other person..
Unfurtunately, low carbohydrates diet may not be suitable for you…
Some people reject the idea of having a low carb diet. Other seem to not feel well doing it ,or just because they don’t need a diet.
Those who are very active and do a lot of sports like sprinting or lifting weights , need more carbohydrates in their diet .
What are Carbohydrates?
“Carbohydrates (saccharides) – Molecules consist of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms. A major food source and a key form of energy for most organisms. When combined together to form polymers, carbohydrates can function as long term food storage molecules, as protective membranes for organisms and cells, and as the main structural support for plants and constituents of many cells and their contents.”
For people who are diabetic, obese, or suffer other signs of metabolic disorder , a low carb, high fat diet is the best. Avoiding the worst carbs is important in order to prevent metabolic dysfunction and obesity.
Good and Bad Carbs
Our ancestors ate real foods, unprocessed foods .
The Okinawans and Kitavans population have a high carb diet and they have an exellent health.
In Asia, people eat carbs , but they have exceptional health.
Healthy carb sources can be found in: potatoes, fruits and gluten free grains.
Bad carbs are : refined sugar, trans fats and vegetable oils.
What are the Benefits of Low carb diets ?
-you will lose fat
-the blood pressure will be improved
-the insulin resistance will be reduced
-HDL cholesterol will be improved
Carb blocker supplements can help too.
What to avoid:
avoid the added sugars.
avoid the wheat.
avoid the vegetable oils and trans fats.
eat unprocessed foods.
Healthy carbs that you can eat
Potatoes, sweet potatoes, taro,
Rice, oats, quinoa, non-gluten grains,
Bananas, apples, oranges, pears, berries,
Broccoli, cauliflower, carrots….
Potatoes are the perfect food , because they are rich in nutrients and are very satiating.