These are the surprising foods that contain more carbohydrates than a slice of bread

Mail Online | 8/9/2018 | Billie Schwab Dunn For Daily Mail Australia
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These days carbohydrates have received a bad reputation, but while you might think that the most carb-laden option is bread, that's not always the case.

In fact, Body+Soul have revealed the surprising healthy foods that contain more carbohydrates than a humble slice of bread.

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It is recommended that the general population's diet should be made up of 45 to 65 per cent of carbohydrates, which translates to 230 to 333 grams every day.

To make it easy for people to follow, one slice of grainy wholemeal bread has approximately 15 grams of carbs.

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There are a variety of healthy foods that have more carbohydrates than this, such as a singular apple, which contains 20 grams of carbs.

Half a small sweet potato has 19 grams and one cup of canned chickpeas has a surprising 23 grams.

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Half a cup of uncooked pasta and three quarters of a cup of reduced fat Greek yoghurt also contain more carbohydrates, with 28 grams and 16 grams respectively.

There are a variety of less-healthy foods that contain a higher amount of carbohydrates as well.

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