Carbohydrates: The Good and the Bad

simple-and-complex-carbohydratesIn the typical “diet world” there is a high amount of controversy over carbohydrate consumption. People everywhere have jumped onto the low carb bandwagon believing that this nutrient is most likely to lead to fat gain occurring.

Additionally, they firmly believe that carbohydrates are the primary reasons for so many diseases today and for optimal health, they needed to be eliminated.

Although there is truth in those statements, most people continue to miss the key factor; it’s the type of carbohydrates you are consuming more than anything else that matters. [Read more…]