Carbohydrates A Complex Story

In This Chapter

^ Discovering the different kinds of carbohydrates ^ Understanding how your body uses carbohydrates ^ Loading up on carbohydrates before athletic competition ^ Valuing dietary fiber

Carbohydrates — the name means carbon plus water — are sugar compounds that plants make when they're exposed to light. This process of making sugar compounds is called photosynthesis, from the Latin words for "light" and "putting together."

In this chapter, I shine a bright light on the different kinds of carbohydrates, illuminating all the nutritional nooks and crannies to explain how each contributes to your vim and vigor — not to mention a yummy daily menu.

Low Carb Diets Explained

Low Carb Diets Explained

You can burn stored body fat for energy and shed excess weight by reducing the carbohydrate intake in your diet. Learn All About The Real Benefits of Low Carb Diets And Discover What They Can Really Do To Improve The Quality Of Your Life Today.

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