The Best Time to Eat Carbs
“Spread carbs throughout the day and pair them with protein and fat,” advises Schohl, since this trio helps stabilize blood sugars while maintaining steady energy. And remember, the one-hour window post-workout is the crucial time to eat carbs to best refuel muscles. Schohl advises against a lot of carbs right before bed, since they generally don’t sit well.
Michelle Dudash, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, Cordon Bleu-certified chef, and cookbook author.
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