Good Carbs
Bad Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Simple Carbs
Complex Carbs

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What is an example of a good carbohydrate?
- Fruits - Vegetables - Beans - Nuts - Seeds - Whole grain bread - Whole grain cereal - Whole grain pasta - Some dairy products

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What is bad carbs?
Bad carbs are foods that have been processed and refined.

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how much carbs should a average person have in a day?
300-400 grams

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What is another name for simple carbs?
simple sugar

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What are complex carbs high in?
Complex Carbohydrates are high in fibre

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What are good carbohydrates rich in?
Vitamins, minerals, and nutrients

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what are some examples of bad carbs?
Refined grains and white flours like white bread, white pasta, and white rice processed foods like waffles, cakes, cookies, biscuits, pancakes, chips, lunch meats, hot dog's etc. Puddings, custards, jelly and jams.

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how many servings of fruits and vegestables should you have in a day?
you should have 5 servings of fruits and vegestables a day.

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Does simple carbs take a long time to digest or a short amount of time?
it digests very fast

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Complex foods what are loaded with fibre improve what?
Your digestion

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What do good carbs give you a sense of?
Gives you a sense of feeling full.

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What are they low in and what do they cause?
Bad carbs are low in fiber, and they cause a fast rise in blood sugar levels after they have been eaten.

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Name two ways you can make better choices to eat the right carbs?
-If you eat white bread, switch over to stone ground wheat. For sandwiches or grind it to bread crumbs. When buying the bread make sure the label reads “ whole wheat ” or “ cracked wheat ” as the first ingredient. -For snacks if you eat cracker that are high in fat and sodium, switch to whole wheat crackers. For example : Triscuits are made with whole wheat are also low in fat and sodium. -Drinking milk is a great way to gain quality carbs but whole milk has a high fat content, so switch to 1% or skim milk. - Choosing splenda over white sugar. -Stir fresh fruit into yogurt -Eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables everyday -Choose whole grain pasta over the regular kinds -Choose bran or whole grain cereal

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how does simple carbs taste?
it tastes sweet

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Long chains of sugar molecules are called what?
starches.

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what are good sources of soluble fiber?
* Oat bran * Oatmeal * Beans and legumes * Peas * Carrots * Sweet potatoes * Rice bran * Barley * Citrus fruits * Strawberries * Bananas

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What happens when you obtain high amounts of bad carbs?
When these carbs are eaten in high amounts, you will notice a shot of energy, which is followed by a tired feeling, then a feeling of hunger.

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How many carbohydrates should a person consume in a day?
Experts say at least 60 percent of the calories you eat every day should come from carbohydrates.

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what are the two forms of simple carbs?
-Naturally occurring sugars that include lactose (sugar in milk) and fructose (sugar in fruit and honey) -Added sugar which include sucrose, otherwise known as table sugar.

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What do starches serve as?
Starches serve as a storage form of energy in plants and when you eat those plants. Your body's then breaks down the carbs for your own energy.

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What are good sources of non-soluble fiber?
* Whole-wheat breads * Wheat cereal * Wheat bran * Rice (except for white rice) * Barley * Cabbage * Beets * Brussels sprouts * Turnips * Cauliflower * Fruits and vegetables with skin

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People who eat alot of bad carbs what are they at risk for?
People who eat a lot of bad carbs are at high risk for diabetes, heart diseases, obesity and more

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how do you calculate how much carbs your body needs in a day?
To find out how many carbs you need in a day: find out how much caliories you need in a day, then times that number by 6. There are 4 caliories in a gram of carbohydrates so then divided your number by 4. The answer you get will be how many grams of carbs you need in a day.

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What happens during digestion?
During digestion, sugar and starches are broken down and absorbed into the blood stream, to be used by your body’s cells for energy.

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Complex carbs raises your bloods ______ levels more slowly. Fill in the blank!
sugar.