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Foods that provide healthy carbohydrates, and why you should care

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The Holistic Parrot by Leslie Moran

Last month we began discussing how the foods we eat, and those we feed our birds, are processed and how these processing methods affect nutrients and health. We established three categories, foods that are highly processed, those that are wholesome processed and whole foods. Another way to look at these three processing categories is to explore the difference between ‘good carbs’ verses ‘bad carbs’.

‘Good carbs’ defined: Why are foods such as fresh fruits, raw or steamed vegetables, legumes, properly grown sprouts and whole cooked grains so healthy for us and our birds? These wholesome processed and whole foods share several qualities in common.

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