While stressing the benefits of specific organic components, this report makes several recommendations for use by health professionals, researchers and consumers. The most important messages for the general public concerning the following:
- The recognition and promotion of the many benefits of carbohydrates from food on health. We have to realize that these organic elements are not content to provide energy.
- For anyone over the age of two years, the optimal scheme must contain at least 55% of calories from carbohydrates.
- It is vital to consume a wide variety of foods containing carbohydrates so that the system is composed of a sufficient amount of nutrients and dietary fiber.
Whatever their forms, all carbohydrates are good for your health and is recommended for those who want to stay active and fit have a well balanced diet rich in carbohydrates.