High Carb Foods: to Avoid
A list of high carb foods to avoid.
Many people are trying to get healthy by following
a low carb diet. The problem is that carbs
are found in many different foods. Some of
these foods are healthy, and some are not.
Healthy carbs are found in whole food such
as leafy green vegetables, herbs, nuts and
These are rich in fibre and vitamins which
are important for digestive health.
There are also many unhealthy carbs which
heighten the risk of obesity, diabetes, cancer
and brain disorders.
In today’s video we will share with you a
list of high carb foods to avoid.
Deep fried and with a mixture of fat, refined
flour and sugar. Donuts are some of the most
unhealthy junk foods on the planet. These
trigger a massive spike in the insulin hormone
which causes weight gain.
All forms of bread, including wholemeal, brown,
white, half and half are very bad for you.
These are made from refined flour which can
block your body’s ability to absorb certain
vitamins. It is also difficult to digest and
causes weight gain.
3. Chinese Buffet Meat
Meat products found on Chinese buffets are
often coated in soy and sugar. Soy is an anti-nutrient
which prevents the body from absorbing proteins
and minerals such as iron, magnesium and zinc.
The sugar will also prevent weight loss and
cause mood swings.
When trying to lose weight, fruit should be
cut out of the diet. The fructose and sweetness
in fruit is a form of sugar which prevents
weight gain. Small portions of berries are
allowed as long as your carbs under 20g per
5. Orange Juice
All fruit juices should be avoided as they
contain an extremely high amount of sugar,
often more than soda. The nutrients have been
destroyed during the heating process, leaving
only sugar water.
The dough used to make the base of a Pizza
is extremely high in refined flour and carbs.
The toppings often have High Fructose Corn
Syrup added for flavour which is linked to
obesity, heart disease and insulin resistance.
7. Low Fat Yoghurt
Only high fat, natural yoghurt should be eaten.
Low fat yoghurts have replaced the fat with
sugar and carbs. Be sure to purchase only
unsweetened Greek yoghurt (full fat.)
8. Cereal Bars
These are actually the worst way to start
the day. They cause a huge spike in blood
sugars as they are loaded with sugar. This
will leave you feeling groggy throughout the
day and having a constant urge to eat snacks.
These root vegetables contain an incredibly
high amount of starch and very little nutrients.
They are very high in carbs that are not allowed
when trying to lose weight.
All forms of pastry are to be avoided as they
are made using refined flour and starch. These
are some of the worst things a human can eat
when trying to get healthy or lose weight.
Alcoholic drinks such as beer are extremely
high in carbs and will prevent fat burning.
1 can of beer contains 13g carbs.
Biscuits are another unhealthy source of refined
flour, sugar and often vegetable fat. This
mixture spikes blood sugar levels and makes
you gain weight.
Although these have healthy fibre and protein,
they also have a high amount of carbs. Cut
these out when following a low carb diet,
as they make take you over your daily amount.
These fizzy drinks are extremely high in sugar
and are one of the leading causes of weight
gain. Even sugar-free sodas contain aspartame
which causes insulin resistance and damage
This is one of the worst foods that you can
eat, and causes a high surge in blood sugar
and weight gain. Replace this with spiralized
Zucchini or carrots.
Last but by no means least, all forms of rice
should be avoided. This is a high carb food
which is converted into sugar in the body
and will prevent weight loss.
As you can see there are many high carb foods
that should be avoided. Many of these are
made from refined grains and contain added
These foods cause a massive surge in blood
sugars and insulin. Over time this leads to
insulin resistance and a host of other health
We highly recommend following a low carb,
ketogenic diet which involves eating lots
of “healthy carbs” such as leafy greens, herbs
and spices. The goal is to cut out all of
the refined foods which the body struggles
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remedies, please see our other videos.
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