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Unformatted text preview: percentage of carbohydrates is actually converted to fat in the body. As a result, experts recommend that as much as 50 percent of our diet be composed of carbohydrates. Each gram of carbohydrates contains 4 calories. On the other hand, each gram of fat has 9 calories. Consequently, if you want to lose weight, your diet should be low in fat and high in complex carbohydrates....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course CSCI 1401 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Texas Woman's University.
- Spring '07