A Sports Nutritionists Guide to Carbohydrates
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A Sports Nutritionists Guide to Carbohydrates

One of the biggest things I want to start with is that Carbohydrates are not the enemy. We’ve all seen the fad diets which claim to ‘torch fat’ and give you the abs of your dreams all by completely cutting out carbs. They’re bullsh*t, and demonise carbs unnecessarily. Carbohydrates are actually a key macronutrient, and one that plays many important roles within the body. Carbohydrates not only aid with digestion but help with absorption of nutrients and water, cognitive functioning and also provide us with energy and muscular fuel. In this article, I discuss all of the benefits of carbohydrates and how to use them to optimise your workouts.

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