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Are carbohydrates good or bad?

Are carbohydrates good or bad?

Carbohydrates: the truth

Carbohydrates get a bad rap, but the reality is they’re a great source of fuel. The truth is, carbohydrates are good for you. When it comes to needing lots of energy and fast, our body’s go-to fuel supply is glucose, the final product of digested carbohydrates. Our body loves this energy substrate so much that we even store glycogen (the stored form of glucose) in our liver and muscles. It can be helpful to think of carbohydrates this way. If digested carbohydrates, such as sugar were not good for us, then our bodies would store these in our liver and muscles, would they?
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