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Carbs…the bodybuilder’s best friend and worst enemy all rolled into one. They’re essential for energy, endurance, muscle building and recovery when used properly, but they can work against you when used incorrectly.
I will admit. I hate headlines like this. The reality is that it once you start reading, the “easy and convenient” snacks end up having 28 ingredients requiring several small appliances to prep.
Carbs can play a healthful role in your diet or they can be your undoing, depending on which, and how many, you eat.
It’s become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid.
When it comes to fighting the carbohydrate wars, it’s important to understand why a low-carb diet may work well for some, while adding more carbs works better for others.
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Let me preface this article with the following disclaimer: You may disagree with me because your body can tolerate the foods discussed below without issue. Additionally, you may have successfully incorporated these foods in to a “healthy” diet.
Carbohydrates are found in almost all living things and play a critical role in the proper functioning of the immune system, fertilization, blood clotting, and human development. A deficiency of carbohydrates can lead to impaired functioning of all these systems, however, in the Western world, deficiency is rare. Excessive consumption of carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates like sugar or corn syrup, can lead to obesity, type II diabetes, and cancer. Unhealthy high carbohydrate foods include dried fruit, cereals, crackers, cakes, flours, jams, preserves, bread products, and potato products. Healthy high carbohydrate foods include vegetables, legumes (beans), whole grains, fruits, nuts, and yogurt. Below is a list of foods highest in carbohydrates, for more see the extended list of carb rich foods to avoid. For more healthy high carbohydrate choices see the list of healthy high carb foods.