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Collegekid
01-15-2005, 05:14 PM
This is sorta a dumb question, but I'm wondering if there's a downside to eating too many complex carbs and not enough simple carbs (I mean low GI simple carbs like fruit.)

For example, I have oatmeal for breakfast, brown rice as a PPWO meal, a sandwich with two slices of bread for a snack, and pasta with meat for dinner.

Should I swap in some fruit or yogurt or something for some of the bread or something?

TheGimp
01-15-2005, 05:33 PM
Bread and pasta are both quite processed, even if you eat wholewheat versions. Fruits and veggies are always worth having for their fibre, vitamin, mineral and phytonutrient content.

body
01-16-2005, 11:34 AM
i can't think of downside well in grande scheme of things.

If you went into great depth and worked out new kcal level, you may get a difference. but this is more due to fruit being a lower carb content than bread per 100 grams etc.
rather than one food being low or high GI.