Tag: Carbs


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

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