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Don’t cut out carbohydrates - just upgrade your choices

Don’t cut out carbohydrates - just upgrade your choices
Carbohydrates have been unfairly demonised by the media over the years and are seen by many as the enemy of weight loss. The truth is we need carbohydrates for energy, fibre and various vitamins and minerals. Carbohydrates have a bad reputation because the refined kinds – like croissants, crisps, chips and sweet cereal bars - are easy to grab and overeat on, which can contribute to weight gain. However, not all carbohydrates are created equal.