Feb 25

Which of the following nutrient types are “Carbs?”

  • whole grain breadFats
  • Oils
  • Sugar
  • Starch
  • Fiber
  • Vitamins

Most people will correctly identify sugar (as in M&Ms) and starch (as in pasta) as carbohydrates. Did you know that fiber is also a carbohydrate? Fiber is a much under-used part of many diets. Read about this “Good Carb” found in the healthiest foods, like whole grains, fruits and vegetables. High-fiber foods leave people feeling satisfied, without feelings of hunger for a longer time. Check them out in our blog, “The Facts About Carbohydrates

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