Can you please explain how carbohydrates affect our weight and how to figure out how many carbs you should have in your daily diet?


It is important to eat a balanced meal. Carbohydrates are equally as important as fat and protein. It is important that you incorporate healthy carbohydrates such as whole grains into your diet. Try to avoid refined sugar and processed foods. Visit choosemyplate.gov to help you figure out how many carbohydrates, protein and fats you should be consuming for your size. The amount of carbohydrates you require also depends on your daily activity.

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Speaking of Women's Health Nurse

August 23, 2011 at 6:04pm