Nutrition Myths

Tag - carbohydrates

What are healthy carbs

What are healthy carbs?

Healthy carbohydrates can be defined as unrefined carbohydrates that have a low impact on blood sugar levels, are low in fructose and high in dietary fiber. The list of healthy carbohydrates includes whole vegetables, fruit and legumes.

Is too much fruit bad for you?

Is too much fruit bad for you?

There are no studies showing a limit for daily fruit intake. Increasing the amount of fruit consumption improves health, but you should always leave room for other food groups for a balanced diet.

Low fructose fruits

Low fructose fruits

The amount of fructose in fruit varies greatly from 1% for berries to 10% for tropical fruit. The following is a list of over 30 fruits ordered from the high to low fructose contents.

Are fruit juices healthy?

Are fruit juices healthy?

There are 6 reasons why fruit juices are not healthy, contrary to what is believed. These negative effects outweigh the health benefits derived from the nutrients of fruit juices.

Is fructose bad for you?

High fructose consumption from processed foods produces negative effects in the human body, leads to metabolic syndrome, obesity and increases the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.