Indian Foods That Are High In Bad Carbohydrates

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Carbohydrates include sugars, starches and fiber.

"The body attempts to break down all forms of carbohydrates the same way, with the end goal of producing glucose, which your cells use as an energy source, according to the Harvard School of Public Health.

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The study also shows that fiber is exceptional. The reason is because the body cannot break it down to sugar molecules. Fiber passes through your body, promoting intestinal health and helping to regulate your body sugar levels.

Indian foods contain high and moderate amounts of carbohydrates which often come in the form of healthy, whole grains as well as fresh fruits and vegetables.

Here are some of the Indian foods which are high in carbohydrates which you should not add to your diet , take a look.

Rice

Rice is a staple food in India and is also one of the foods which is high in carbs. White rice has the most number of carbs that is not healthy for the body. However, brown rice is a better option since it is healthier.

Idlis

Since idlis is made out of rice flour, it contains a whole lot of carbs which is not healthy. Rice flour is the worst food to consume when your diabetic.

Chickpeas

Chickpeas is another Indian food which is high in carbohydrates. Consuming chickpeas makes you feel gassy and nauseous too.

Corn

Apart from having a lot of carbs, corn is actually a healthy treat for you to consume once in a way. Corn is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin.

Kumara Or Sweet Potato

Kumara Or Sweet Potato is another famous Indian food which is high in carbs and calories. If your on a weight loss program, never add this food to your diet.


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Story first published: Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 13:12 [IST]
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