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The Low Down on Starch. Why its So Bad, but Still Accepted

The European medical-research community barely survived the Second World War, and these physicians and their ideas about being overweight weren’t around in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, when the question of what regulates fat accumulation was being asked.

Prior to this 1934 was The great Depression, the era of soup kitchens, bread lines, and unprecedented unemployment. This is where starch snuck in to all of our diets and became the normal, It’s not meant to be part of our everyday, but people still give their children sandwiches for lunch most days, it’s the lazy answer to a childs lunch and this is where they learn that its ok to stuff their faces with sandwiches on a daily basis.  The Carbohydrates we need in our diets are in food like sweet potato, butternut, cauliflower, broccoli, eggplant, and Brussel sprouts just to name a few.

Our bodies Take the Carbohydrates it needs from these food items and no more, however if you eat 4 slices of bread (2 sandwiches) for e.g. You are consuming ,(1) more Carbs than your body needs, and (2) the wrong type of Carbohydrates .

These starches are the reason weight is such an issue for most people .

To find out more on this topic and why I recommend this as a life long eating plan, go to:

https://diabeticathletic.com/so-you-eat-wel…making-you-fat/ ‎

OR

https://diabeticathletic.com/2012/04/23/but-i-like-bread-and-pasta/ ‎

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About DiabeticAthletic (19 Articles)
A type 1 Diabetic and a firm believer that hard work produces the best results and that there is no easy road to success. Nicholas Caracandas is the owner of City Bowl Fitness - Strength and Conditioning as well as the TopShape online training portal called TopShape.club. Nicholas has been in the game for just over a decade. With more than 600 clients under his belt and over 5000 hours of personal training completed his knowledge and ability to deliver results are unparalleled. Starting off specialising in Kettlebell training and boxing he became head coach and programmer for CrossFit Mother City's Strength and Conditioning program. He runs the Bikini Body Challenge at City Bowl Fitness which specialises in female weight loss and overall body sculpting. Being a type 1 Diabetic for 21 years he has a vast knowledge on Nutrition and healthy living with a vast understanding of tried and tested training methods capable of delivering any goals you may want and need. Nicholas works at 4 facilities around Cape Town and is the proud bid winner of a 2017 Government contract to provide services to profile government employees. Weight loss, lean muscle mass, sport specific training, performance training and injury rehabilitation are just some the services on offer. No matter your goal, shape or size he is one of the few trainers that offer a money back guarantee.

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