Whether it’s potatoes, pasta, bread or rice, starchy staples are what most Singaporeans crave for their meals. News flash: There’s nothing wrong with that. Although fad diets like Paleo and Keto encourage you to go low carb + high protein and fat, many experts say that refuelling the body, especially post-workout, is more effective when carbs as well as protein are replenished. This means not ditching the carbs, but rather making a switch to healthier choices. In doing so, you’ll feel better, replenish your glycogen stores and stimulate muscle growth.
Click through for 7 simple hacks to make your carbs work better for you.