Understanding Carbs 2

I previously went over simple carbs in our first part of Understand Carbs. Let’s dive into complex carbs. Complex carbs are glucose polymers that are identified by their structure as the polysaccharide group of sugars. They are not easily absorbed into the bloodstream and must be broken down into single unit glucose molecules before they…

Understanding Carbs

We’ve reviewed proteins and fats as energy sources. The final energy source seems to be the most controversial; carbohydrates. While some athletes load up on them, other fitness experts try to avoid them all together. Of course everyone is different and how you consume them should be in relation to your goals. In this post…