As mentioned previously, refined carbohydrates have barely any nutrients or fiber. Fiber is necessary to control blood glucose levels. Fiber is not broken down by the body. Therefore, when consuming foods containing fiber, it does not affect blood glucose levels because it is not digested. Nonetheless, refined carbohydrates are digested quickly which leads to rapid spikes in blood sugar and insulin levels soon after consuming it.Over time, high consumption of refined carbohydrates can lead to insulin resistance.
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