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Carbohydrates and fibre

Foods such as potatoes, bread, pasta and rice are given as examples of carbohydrates. Starches, sugars and cellulose are all mentioned. The difference between refined and unrefined carbohydrates is explained. Further explanation of how excess carbohydrate is stored as fat and how most energy in balanced diet should come from carbohydrate is given. The role of fibre in digestion is mentioned.

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2 minutes