Are carbs really as “bad for you” as people say these days? The simple answer is no, carbohydrates are not anyone’s enemy.
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They’re a fuel source like any other—one that you can get from quality whole foods or junk food. One that you can consume in moderation, or you can wildly overdo. One you can use to take your performance to the next level, or to sabotage your best efforts and leave you disappointed.

Get ready for a master class on the most divisive macronutrient. Don’t go low carb until you watch this video!

| Essential Ideas From The Video |
• Carbohydrates provide important nutrients like fiber and many B vitamins, and fruit can offer a wide range of nutrients. But their major benefits are in the energy they provide.

• There’s a world of difference between sugary carbs and those that come from nutrient-dense sources, which you could call “brown carbs” or “high-fiber carbs.” Whole grains, fibrous veggies, and legumes are all in this class, as are fruits and veggies.

• Unlike every other carb source, you can approach leafy veggies with a pure “the more, the better” attitude.

• Why prioritize fiber? It plays a crucial role in helping maintain the microbial balance in the gut, or GI tract, and has been shown to help control cholesterol levels, among many other health benefits.

• One more benefit of fiber: Plenty of active people find when they increase their protein intake up to where it should be, they get constipated. This is often because their increased protein intake has come at the expense of their fiber intake.

• Very few people have a true gluten allergy, called celiac disease, but some people definitely experience gastrointestinal distress from consuming gluten, and can benefit from decreasing it.

• However, there is no magic weight-loss results shown to come from this—unless it produces a decrease in calories.

• Within very specific contexts, like lengthy workouts or sporting events, carb gels and powders are useful. Outside of that context, they’re no different than candy.

• Consuming these quick carbs during exercise is no substitute for a diet rich in nutrient-dense carbohydrates to maintain storage of carbohydrates. Your overall diet matters far, far more than what you eat around a workout.

• Carb dosage varies widely by person and activity level. Rather than counting, try the “hand” method: Use a single fist to measure out servings of high-fiber carbs like potatoes, pasta, or rice.

• Then if you find you’re “hitting the wall” during training, add another fist. If you’re not losing the fat you want, take a fist away. But don’t take that fist away from your vegetables. Those should still be a double palmful.

• If you’re considering going low carb or keto, do this first: For a solid month, meet that recommended daily allowance of fruits and veggies—or at least have that double palmful of veggies at every meal, and a couple of palms worth of fruit daily. Cut out excess sugar and simple carbs, and eat a fist or two of healthy carbs at every meal. Monitor your body composition and athletic performance. Then, after a month, take stock.

• If you do go low carb or keto, keep eating vegetables even when you’re not eating “carbs.” If going keto is your excuse to pick nutrient-poor foods, you’re not doing yourself any favors in terms of health or performance.

• Remember: No diet is magic! The best one has always been, and will always be, the one that you can follow consistently, giving you a maximum amount of nutrients and a minimum amount of empty calories.

00:00 – Intro
00:38 – What Are Carbohydrates?
04:25 – Carbohydrates: How Much?
06:18 – Should I Go Low Carb?


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  • @Uk_Online_Coaches

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Timing Quality and Quantity will really make a difference

  • john doe

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    grandma , just look at your hands , your face looks like 30 , your body like 80!

  • Smit Vashisht

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    I am curvy, and I like it 😎😎😜😋😋😋

  • Kevin RR

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    i love these nutrition videosss

  • John Fox

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    when u look at the nutritional facts and it says what "one serving" is this the exact amount u should eat in one sitting? if you're working on losing weight? or do u cut that in half or do a thrd less than average?

  • Zelissa Joseph

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Great video 🍞🍠🥔🥖🍍

  • Jean Suber

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    great video ! thank you

  • Мартин Бранков

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Hollywood diet people chicken and 🥦🍚😋!

  • pulok sikder

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    carbohydrate is fuel.

  • Seeeker Uv

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Agenda: They want you to murder innocent plants and eat them. You should be eating highly processed foods and bacon for dessert.

  • Apsurian Lifestyle

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Soooo what your saying is go plant based, which I've been for over 3yrs

  • ChBu

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    I personally love these videos because it gives my twelve year old daughter advice from another person and I don't always have all the info. Thanks!

  • Iplaygames

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Great vid

  • Jon Edison Bermas

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    i think the main source of people getting fat is using the same cooking oil over and over again and sugars,carbs are definitely a friend specially if it's whole food

  • George Newman

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Blood sugar spikes. Constant hunger. Inflammation- cardiovascular, knees, joints, teeth. Insulin resistance- inability not only glucose to enter the cells but proteins too. Alzheimer's. Constant high blood sugar damages inner organs.
    *Bacon is a health food, depends how is processed and what they feed the pigs of course.

  • Stevo

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Thumbs down right off the bat. Frozen fruit and fresh fruit are equal. Lol. This is Bioenergetics 101. Yall are dumb.

  • Healthy Family

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Really helpful, thanks

  • Douglas Montgomery

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Typical old textbook dietician. She knows nothing about oxylates/lectins. She mentions cholesterol, implying it's bad. Lastly, Fiber? It's been shown it's not needed. As for keto athletes and endurance, research does show it. She must not know of Volek & Phinney. Calls bacon, nutrient poor food. Never fear salad ? (see above oxylates/lectins). Vitamin B12 deficiency.

  • Prince John

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Great knowledge….. thank you

  • Richie Reynaga

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Fat burns in a carbohydrate flame

  • Terika Brutus

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    My body hates meat and bread! We are all built different you have to find what works for you!

  • Alonso H13

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Just use common sense…same goes for fat. Whats obviously going to be better for you vegetables, breads, grains etc. or a bag of chips, pretzels etc. Use carbs with knowledge and creativity within your diet and theres no reason to fear it. After all CICO

  • NFL YoungBoy

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Just take ecstasy you lose weight and you can feel like Superman working out for hours

  • Shantanu Sapru

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Another excellent nutrition-related video!!!
    Very well-delivered & professionally presented scientific & nuanced info by Dr Hewlings — even, especially(!), for the lay public!

  • Kunal Roy

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Lady how old are you?

  • V364N S7R0N6

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Carbs are fuel, carbs are life!

  • Joe lopez

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    I’m over 40 now I eliminated carbs and it was the best decision I made. I have only under 50 carbs a day. The lower the better. Carbs are bad sugar is bad bread is bad

  • Jot Dhillon

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    800 grams of carbs?? R u fucking kidding me i am a 150 pound person i eat around 300 carbs a day and its fuckin much

  • Edwin Becerra

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Here's a summary of the video: GO VEGAN 🌱

  • Sam Fisher

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Any well informed Paleo/Ketovore lives 50% of this info naturally, the other 50% with a pinch of salt. Eg – I’m NOT eating food nature designed for domestic livestock, even if you want to call them good ‘brown carbs’ 🤣


    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    This vegetable narrative crap is the brainwashing of the environmentalist. Is it any wonder why beyond meat is now coming out with fake chicken nuggets made of fava beans and now there's fake shrimp. Knock off this complete bull crap we need to wipe these people off the face of the Earth. That's the only way we can cleanse our GI track.

  • Mike Jones

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    "You don't have to work out as hard as the best looking people in the gym, they're doing too much volume"-Personal Trainers


    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    This lady doesn't know what the hell she's talking about. They must have hired her because they needed the check off a checkbox.

  • Adib Rahman

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Need muscle not fat xd


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  • High 5 Videoz

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    Superb information !!

  • Gopal Verma

    Posted July 15, 2021 5:20 am

    First view

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