Calories in Carbohydrates

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  • There are 4 calories in each gram of carbohydrates.
  • Carbohydrates contain the same number of calories as protein.
  • There are two basic types of carbohydrates (both contain 4 calories per gram): Simple, and Complex. Simple carbohydrates are high in refined sugar. Sugar contains ’empty’ calories – i.e. non-nutritious. Too much refined sugar tends to disrupt our appetite mechanism and can cause food cravings.
  • Complex carbohydrates are no lower in calories but take longer to digest. Thus they keep us full for longer and help keep blood sugar-levels (and appetite) stable.
  • The best way to obtain the right amount of carbohydrates (and calories) is to follow a balanced diet, as outlined in the Food Pyramid Guidelines.
  • If you are trying to lose weight, it is best to follow a diet plan which is low in fat, high in healthy carbohydrates and 1200 + calories.
  • Low calorie, low carbohydrate diets are not recommended.

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