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Video Blog: Carbs…Friend or Foe?

February 24th, 2014

carbs

I know SOOOOOO many people who cut out carbohydrates in an effort to lose weight. And yes, don’t get me wrong, going low carb does have it’s benefits and will help with weight loss. But when this is taken too far, the long term effects are drastic and I see people literally crash and burn.

In an effort to lose weight it is ok to reduce your carbohydrate intake, especially processed carbohydrates like breads, pastries, junk food etc… but never drop it too low, or cut it out all together. Carbohydrates are a key energy source and are just as important as protein and fats, but in the right amounts for your body type and goals.

When people cut out carbs for too long they feel extrememly lethargic, cold, angry, depressed, lack energy, skin and nails become worse, issues with bowel movements, digestion weakens and the list goes on. People need to learn that you can easily burn fat and lose weight by eating a healthy array of nutrient dense carbohydrates like vegetables, fruit, brown rice and wholegrains.

In this video you will learn:

  • Is there such thing as good and bad carbs?
  • The importance of nutrient dense carbohydrates
  • The benefit of high fibre carbohydrates for your metabolism and improving insulin sensitivity
  • Why carbs are helpful in losing fat

A number of treats in my Lean Chef Protein Treats Cookbook contain nutrient dense carbohydrates. Ones where you won’t feel guilty and know that they will actually help you achieve your fat loss goals.

This cookbook has a wonderful balance of protein, fats and YES carbs! Carbs can be your friend when you know which ones to pick and how to use them!

protein pancake

Head over here to purchase your copy and download it straight away for your guilt free carb indulgence!

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