Carbohydrates - General articles

Do carbohydrates make you gain weight?

28 June 2024

Carbohydrates are not the primary driver of obesity. Weight gain results from an overall caloric imbalance. Low-carb diets can result in nutrient deficiencies.

Are Carbohydrates Good or Bad for You?

14 January 2020

Despite being an essential part of our diet, carbohydrates get a bad rap. Here we explain the relationship between carbohydrates and health.

The Functions of Carbohydrates in the Body

14 January 2020

Carbohydrates occur in different forms and in many foods, such as whole grains, fruit and vegetables. Find out what their different functions are in the body.