How Do Carbohydrates Impact Your Health? (TED-Ed/Richard J. Wood)

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5:10 min
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The things we eat and drink on a daily basis can impact our health in big ways. Too many carbohydrates, for instance, can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes. But what are carbs, exactly? And what do they do to our bodies? Richard J. Wood explains.
Keywords: 
carbs, carbohydrates, sugars, blood sugar
Publication or Revision Year: 
2016
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Yes
Writing Team Contact: 
Joseph Bryant