Refined Carbohydrates


Refined Carbohydrates

Flour, cakes, cookies, biscuits, white breads and sweets.

Limit these as far as possible.

Most health practitioners recommend limiting refined and simple sugar carbohydrates and increase the consumption of complex carbohydrates (fibre and starch). Despite the popularity of “low carb” diets, complex and long chain carbohydrates are critical to your health and wellbeing.  

Simple refined carbohydrates should be limited and eaten in moderation. These are typically found in enriched processed foods and convenience foods like table sugar, corn syrup, soft drinks, processed juices, cakes, sweets, bread, jams and most packaged cereals, and tend to be devoid of any natural nutrients. These products usually contain toxic additives, colourants and preservatives and are usually converted to fat and stored in body tissue.

 Your assessment

We suggest you limit simple refined carbohydrates and substitute complex, high fibre carbohydrates like wholegrain breads and cereals, fruit and vegetables.


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