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Check Your Carbohydrate Answers It is a common myth that complex carbohydrates make you fat. Foods like potatoes, rice, breads, and pasta are all carbohydrates, and they are a primary source of energy for the body. Many people who are trying to lose weight think that carbohydrates will cause them to gain weight. Fat is stored in the body more easily than carbohydrates, and only a small
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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.

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