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Health Benefits of Complex Carbohydrates

Complex carbohydrates are types of carbohydrates that consist of long and complex sugar molecules. Carbohydrates of this type are found in several types of food, such as peas, wheat, bread, or rice. In general, carbohydrates are divided into two, namely simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Both types of carbohydrates are equally needed by the body. Understanding the various types of carbohydrates can help you in implementing a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet. Difference Between Simple Carbohydrates and Complex Carbohydrates As the name implies, simple carbohydrates consist of basic sugars that are easily digested, such as fruits and vegetables. However, not all types of simple carbohydrates are healthy for daily consumption, examples of other foods that contain simple carbohydrates are: Pastry Pudding Juice Bread Soda Candy These types of foods contain simple carbohydrates, but generally have been processed or have added sugar, so it is not good if consu