Pure Plates Blog — Can I eat carbs?

Starchy vs. Non-Starchy Vegetables

by Allison Tallman on

Starchy vegetables are something we hear a lot about. What are starchy vegetables? Should you consume them? How much? We dive deeper into our thoughts on all things vegetables in this article with a registered dietitian. Read more

Good Carbs Vs. Bad Carbs: What You Need To Know

by Sean Sortor on

Carbohydrates are macronutrients found in plant-based foods. In general, they are broken down into glucose once consumed. The glucose is then used by cells to generate energy. And our bodies use this energy to move, grow, repair cells, digest food, circulate blood, etc. Essentially, all biological processes require energy. Thus, carbohydrates provide a source of fuel. However, not all carbs are created equal.

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