6) Don’t eliminate carbs altogether
Many things have been said about carbohydrates and some diet plans even tell you to avoid them all. Yet, when advising you on how to build a healthy meal, I do believe in a balanced diet where there is also room for carbs.
Just be sure that the carbohydrates you include in your meals are rich in fibers and from wholefood sources.
Some good examples could be whole grain oats, rice, bread, quinoa, etc.
Furthermore, you need to take into consideration your level of activity throughout the day. If you are very active and you burn a lot of energy, it is good to add some extra carbohydrates to your diet to maintain energy. Yet, if you are sitting down most of the day you won’t need as many carbs. Open next page to continue reading