Carbs are the most important source of energy for our body and you must know the best options of intake. When it comes to cookies, breads, bagels and other bakery items, choosing the ones rich in carbs you need to make smart choices. These food items will satisfy all your carb cravings and provide good amount of nutrition to your body.
There are a few tips and tricks that you must know before selecting bakery food and enjoy your carbs.
Cookies should have saturated fat no more than 2 grams and 1 cookie per 150 calories. Fibre should be 1 gram and no trans-fat and there may be partially hydrogenated oils. For bagels, 1 bagel should be less than 240 calories with 4 grams of fibre. The best bagel you have is the ones made with whole grain. 1 English muffin should be less than 160 calories with 3 grams of fibre.
The English muffins should also be whole grain and no partially hydrogenated oil should be used. Frozen waffle is another bakery item that people love to eat and per 2 waffles the calories should be less than 200. Healthy waffles mean less than 1 gram of unsaturated fat and 5 grams of sugar. Fibre requirement is minimum 3 grams and must be made of whole grain.
The most common form of carbs is bread and bread must serve you with less than 120 calories with minimum 3 grams of fibre. It is preferred when the bread is whole grain with less than 160 mg of sodium. Gluten free bread is a healthier option which, per slice, should provide minimum 2 grams of fibre with less than 160 mg of sodium. Wraps are another item that is liked by many should have less than 200 calories per wrap. The fibre should be minimum 2 grams and less than 310 mg of sodium.