With all the conflicting advice about their impact on weight and health, it’s understandable to feel a bit confused. Let’s untangle some myths and uncover the truth about this essential nutrient. In this blog post, we’ll explore what carbs actually do for our bodies and why they’re crucial for overall health. By the end, you’ll have a clearer picture of why carbs play such an important role in a balanced diet.

Why Carbs Are Essential for Your Health and Intuitive Eating Journey

Imagine powering your day with nature’s most essential energy source! Meet carbohydrates—those marvelous molecules also known as saccharides, made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. These delightful compounds come in three varieties: sugars, starch, and cellulose, each playing a vital role in keeping our bodies healthy and vibrant. Carbs do more than just fuel our energy; they boost our immune system, aid digestion, and maintain the balance of our gut microbiome. In short, carbohydrates are key to our overall well-being!

The Vital Role of Carbohydrates in Your Health and Intuitive Eating Path

You know that moment when you’re eating, and you realize you are comfortably full and satisfied, but there are only a couple of bites of food left on your plate, and you think, “I might as well finish it.”  Perhaps you’ve been at an expensive restaurant, and the food is so good, and you’re full, […]

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