Myth: Carbs make you fat - limit them to lose weight.
Fact: Carbohydrates (carbs) are the body's main source of fuel for energy. You don't have to limit all carbs to lose weight.
There are two main types of carbs: complex carbs and simple carbs:
"Foods that are high in complex carbs - like fruits, veggies, and whole grains - provide a healthy supply of fiber, minerals, and vitamins.
But simple carbs from cake, candy, cookies, and sugar-sweetened desserts and drinks (including alcohol) have many calories and few nutrients." (Reference)
In all Extend Nutrition products, the key ingredient is raw, un-cooked cornstarch...
...a highly complex carb that digests slowly and helps keep you feeling full, longer.
In fact, our slow-release carbohydrate formula is clinically proven to help reduce the calories you consume at your next meal by an average of 21% when eaten as a between-meal snack.
And since each Extend Bar, bag and shake is one complete serving, you can enjoy the whole thing - and feel good knowing that they're helping you reach your weight loss goals.
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(Reference) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/myths.htm