Tag: Carbohydrate


FOOD CHOICES EAT LESS FAT: The three nutrient sources available through food and drink are carbohydrate, fat and protein.  Carbohydrate provides us with 3.75kcals of energy per gram, protein gives us 4kcals of energy per gram and fat will provide more calories than any other food source with 9kcals of energy per gram. The average […]

01/07/2016 | 0 Comments More

Are Carbs Bad For You???

We’ve seen the No Carb, Low carb Diets hit our book shelves for the past 30yrs and become Number 1 best sellers, bought by people looking for the promised quick fix and the dream to be thin again… But are carbs really bad for us? a couple of the main books that have come out […]

27/07/2012 | 1 Comment More

5 Reasons why Carbs Are Essential | Forget the High Protein, Low Carb Diet

Avoid Those Mood Swings: Eating carbs such as sweet potatoes and bran releases energy slowly.  Stabilising your energy levels throughout the day stops you from suffering from an energy crash and mood swings. Boost Your Brain: Want to be stupid? Of course not! So don’t ditch the carbs…  the brain needs at least 130g of […]

03/03/2012 | 1 Comment More