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What are benefits of eating complex carbs?

Complex carbs (found in foods like brown rice, whole wheat pasta, and oatmeal) give you longer-lasting energy and more nutrients than the simple carbs found in white bread, white rice, and other processed foods. They also help stabilize your blood sugar, which helps reduce food cravings.
Bob Harper
Fitness
Eating complex carbohydrates earlier in the day -- always with protein and fat -- are beneficial because they can sustain you longer, especially before a workout. In this video, fitness expert Bob Harper explains the benefits of eating complex carbs.

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