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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Foods Containing Carbohydrate

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

For most of Indonesia's population, rice became the staple food is always eaten every day. Rice needed a carbohydrate material which helps the body get energy. Besides rice, there are other foods that also contain carbohydrates which are also a staple food of the population of Indonesia. You can try this alternative carbohydrates as a substitute for rice.

How Many Carbs Content of Rice?

The content of carbohydrates contained in rice is an easy simple carbohydrates break down into sugar in the body. Carbohydrates are better is an older complex carbohydrates break down, so will keep you full longer. Carbohydrate needs of adults generally 1000 grams per day.

If you want to try alternative carbohydrates other than rice, a few foods that contain carbohydrates are:

  • Corn
    Corn is a staple food for the region of Madura and East Nusa Tenggara. The sweet taste makes a lot of people who liked it. Contain folic acid and fiber is good for the body. In certain areas, maize corn made into rice. With practical ways you can try to eat it with boiled or baked.

  • Sago
    Sago became the staple food for the people in Maluku or Papua. Plants grown in the usual sago swamps in eastern Indonesia and is rarely found in Western Indonesia. Shaped like a powder which will then be processed. Eastern Indonesian society is a process sago pasty sticky form called papeda usually served with fish sauce, yellow.

  • Cassava
    Cassava is also one of the staple food in Indonesia. The roots of this plant can be a glut of food. Usually served with made into tiwul, fried or boiled.

  • Sweet
    Similar to cassava, sweet potato is also a root crop which contains carbohydrates. This type is commonly found sweet sweet sweet orange and purple. Orange sweet potatoes contain beta carotene and vitamin A will be able to prevent cancer. While the purple yam has a beautiful color that can be used as natural dyes. Purple sweet good for preventing blockage of blood vessels and have antioxidant properties. There are several ways to cook sweet potatoes in a way that is fried, steamed, or made as a cake.

  • Potato
    Potatoes contain carbohydrates with a lower calorie and so are used to a diet program. Regular fries served with steak or other food sdaging. The cooking methods can be done with baked, boiled and then pounded commonly known as mossed potatoes. Potatoes easily combined with a vegetable or side dish companion.

  • Oats
    Derived from wheat and oats have benefits for lowering cholesterol the body. Can easily be found in the form of instant and commonly used as an alternative food in the morning. Commonly presented in a way brewed or boiled briefly to resemble porridge. Another way is to add it in a cake or bread.

  • Pasta
    Spaghetti, fettuccini, fusilli, macaroni cocciolini or is some form of pasta that we usually encounter. Pasta is actually derived from the processed wheat flour and dried produce diverse forms. Processed in a way ordinary baked, boiled and then added to sauces such as bolognaise or carbonara.

Types of Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates alone can be divided into simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. By consuming complex carbohydrates, you will feel full results are slower because of the breakdown of glucose more slowly. Complex carbohydrates characterized by low rates of GI (glycemic index). The lower the glycemic index means that the more complex carbohydrates.

Included in the category of low GI carbohydrates are pasta, corn, boiled cassava, and oats. At this level there are sweet potatoes, baked potato with skin, brown rice. High GI on white rice and baked potatoes without the skin.

Knowing the types of carbohydrates can help you that are dieting, in order to feel full longer, so help your diet. It also makes you to be careful with reducing carbohydrates in the rice if you were already eating a carbohydrate-containing foods on the sidelines of the main meals.

The research conducted shows that a diet rich in fiber and complex carbohydrates, can make a long life, reduced risk of cancer, reduced risk of heart disease, reduced risk of diabetes, reduced risk of digestive disorders, and increased overall health.

Moreover, in addition to rice eating carbohydrates such as corn, cassava, yams, potatoes, oats and to pasta, can be an alternative in order not to become monotonous.

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