Carbs that should be in your diet
Protein might build muscle, but no amount of steamed chicken will get you ripped on its own. “No matter what anyone says, you need carbs after training,” says Glenys Jones, nutritionist at the Medical Research Council. “The chains of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen all break down into glucose, our essential fuel.”
“If you feel fatigued after training, with heavy legs and low motivation, it’s often because you’re in a carb-depleted state,” says sports nutritionist Becky Stevenson. Carbohydrates are also essential for everyday living - whether lifting your mood or making sure you don’t lose your hair. Here are the top 11 reasons to keep starching on.
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