Low-Carb Does Not Mean Low-Fibre, Lets Get That Straight

Fibre feeds your gut microbiome and carbs affect blood glucose

Tanvi Shinde, PhD
Sep 4, 2020 · 10 min read
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Carbohydrate and dietary fibre — two brothers (or sisters) from the same mother

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The key is to choose your carbohydrates cautiously

Simple carbs, complex carbs and dietary fibre. Image by Tanvi Shinde

1. Simple carbohydrates :

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Note: Nutritious foods like fruits and milk also contains these simple sugars. But they also provide other important nutrients like vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, and calcium.

2. Complex carbohydrates :

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Choose your complex carbs wisely

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3. Indigestible carbohydrates :

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Fibre feeds the gut microbiota

Implications for keto-diet

To close:

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Tanvi Shinde, PhD

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. Biomedical Researcher interested in inflammation and microbiome for gut health and beyond . Published Academic author . Gut Health Evangelist . Mom . Reader .

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Tanvi Shinde, PhD

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. Biomedical Researcher interested in inflammation and microbiome for gut health and beyond . Published Academic author . Gut Health Evangelist . Mom . Reader .

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We curate and disseminate outstanding articles from diverse domains and disciplines to create fusion and synergy.

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