Foods To Fulfil Your Carbs Requirement


Carbohydrates or carbs, as they are popularly called in parlance, are your primary source of energy. If you work out it becomes of utmost importance for you to have a diet rich in carbohydrates equal to the amount needed by your body. Lack of proper carbohydrates can also make you lose muscles which will cause your entire effort and hard work of gymming and exercising go waste. So to make sure you have a diet rich in carbohydrates, these are the foods that you must definitely have.

 

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1. Chapatis:

The North Indian flat breads are quite popular throughout the country. They are usually made of whole wheat which is high in carbohydrates. It is easy to make and cooked in almost all households across North India, especially. By having 6-8 chapatis or rotis, you will fill your daily carb requirement up to a great deal.

 

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2. Oats:

Oats have become really popular in last one decade. They are light and high in fibre. They provide adequate amount of carbohydrates and are recommended by doctors for a high calorie diet. It is mostly taken in the form of porridge-with milk or vegetables. It is quite bland in taste but can be made tasty with a little experimentation in the kitchen.

 

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3. Rice:

Rice is the staple food of India and is consumed across the length and breadth of the country at least in one meal throughout a day. It is a very good source of carbohydrates and taste good as well. It can be eaten in various forms, from simply steamed to fried with an assortment of vegetables and meats. Rice, once a day, fulfils your carbs requirement up to quite an extent.

 

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4. Potatoes:

Potatoes are very popular across India and are again very good source of carbohydrates. In North India, they are almost eaten daily. They can be eaten in various forms, from boiled to fried and cooked as a dish, along with being used as a supplement in other dishes.

 

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A balanced diet means right amount of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. If even one of them is not taken in adequate quantity, your health will suffer. For taking carbohydrates, you can turn to the foods mentioned above, as they are widely available and can be easily cooked.