Freedomroo – The three nutrition facts you need to know NOW for good health – and why you need carbs every day 

A dietitian from Melbourne revealed three nutrition facts to know now for good health, and why you shouldn't see carbs as the devil if you want to lose weight (Laura Ford picutred)

A dietitian from Melbourne has revealed the three nutrition facts you need to know now for good health, and why you shouldn’t see carbs as the devil if you want to lose weight.

Laura Ford set out to ‘bust key nutrition myths’ on her Instagram page, as she said all too often, she has clients come in and tell her they are giving up carbs or going gluten-free in a bid to lose weight.

‘These are the nutrition facts you need to know,’ Laura said.

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A dietitian from Melbourne revealed three nutrition facts to know now for good health, and why you shouldn’t see carbs as the devil if you want to lose weight (Laura Ford picutred)

'The first is that you need carbohydrates,' Laura (pictured) said. 'They are your brain's preferred source of fuel'

‘The first is that you need carbohydrates,’ Laura (pictured) said. ‘They are your brain’s preferred source of fuel’

1. Carbohydrates are essential 

‘The first is that you need carbohydrates,’ she said. 

‘They are your brain’s preferred source of fuel.’

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. In their absence, your body will use protein and fat for energy. 

Good examples of ‘complex carbohydrates’ that you can enjoy unrestricted include sweet potatoes, brown