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According to the American Diabetes Association, people can use food labels and serving-size estimates to count carbs. Find the serving size on a food label as well as the carb count. If the whole package will be consumed... More »

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A carb count is a calculation of the total grams of carbohydrates that are consumed during snacks or meals. Many patients with diabetes count carbs to keep their blood sugar at optimal levels. Foods that contain carbs af... More »

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One serving, or a 1/2 cup of avocado contains 1 gram of net carbs, as well as 5 grams of fiber. A whole California avocado, which averages around 5 ounces in weight, contains 3 grams of net carbs and 9 grams of fiber. More »

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There are both good and bad carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates, which contain longer chains of sugar molecules, are generally considered good. Simple carbohydrates are quickly digested and most are considered bad. More »

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Net carbohydrates are the total amount of carbohydrates a food contains minus the amount of fiber the food contains, and it is measured in grams. For example, a 1-ounce serving of almonds contains 6.1 grams of carbohydra... More »

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As a whole, carbohydrates are not bad for a person's health, according to WebMD. All carbohydrates can be divided into a list of good or bad sources, and the bad ones can lead to weight gain and diabetes. Good carbs cont... More »

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Net carbs reflect the total carbohydrate content of a food or drink after subtracting the fiber content. If a food has 30 grams of carbohydrate and 5 grams of fiber, for example, it would have 25 net carbs. More »

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