Carbohydrates are a crucial macronutrient that provides a major source of fuel for many vital organs - in particular the brain. For healthy eating, choose unrefined sources of carbohydrates such as wholegrain breads, pastas, cereals and brown rice, beans and legumes, fruits and starchy vegetables – which generally also contain a mix of other vitamins and minerals too. Try to avoid the more refined and energy-dense forms of carbohydrates such as lollies and other sweets and soft drinks as these do not have high nutritional value.

Certain carbohydrates can also provide immediate and sustained energy during exercise, including those featured in Herbalife24 Formula 1 Sport and CR7 Drive.

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