A major source of fuel for the body that is critical for daily functioning, including exercise.
- Whole grains, including whole-grain breads, pastas and cereals and brown rice
- Beans and legumes
Colourful fruits and vegetables also supply needed antioxidants and phytonutrients.
- Sweets and sugars because they have very little fibre, vitamins or minerals and tend to be high in simple sugars
Incorporate Healthy Carbs into Your Diet:
- Try filling half your plate with salads and vegetables
- Have fruits and veggies for snacks and use whole-grain breads for sandwiches