Yes, even watermelon has carbs – about 8 grams per 100 grams. Photo: Alamy

Carbs: what foods they’re in, why low-carb diets lack nutrients and how much you should eat

  • Carbohydrates are not the bogeyman, says dietitian Barbara Quinn, and are in fact the most efficient source of energy for muscle, brain and nerve cells
  • Studies have found that as few as 70 grams and up to 265 grams of carbs a day assures a better balance of nutrients and an adequate supply of dietary fibre
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Yes, even watermelon has carbs – about 8 grams per 100 grams. Photo: Alamy
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