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Evolution has gifted humans with two fuelling systems. One uses fats, and the other uses carbohydrates. In truth, we usually use a bit of both, and the balance depends on circumstances. For example, initiating movement, and short power bursts, like jumping or sprinting, are when our muscles use carbs to fuel. Conversely, when we are walking or jogging slowly, we predominantly burn fats. This complex subject is outside the scope of this article but will be the subject of another blog. So, if you’re that exercise fiend, watch this space.
Here at the whisperer we love fats and proteins, but we especially love unrefined carbs, what your parents used to call “your greens”, these are the things that contain lots of fibre which keep your gut and bowel healthy. We hate refined and super refined carbs. Here's why...