Bad Dream: The Carb Nightmare

October 12, 2012  |  

Good carbs? Bad carbs? No carbs? Which one is it going to be America ?! I’ve been on no carb, as well as low carb diets before. I stopped eating bread for a week and lost 10 pounds without fail. Thinking back, this weight loss tactic was probably successful because I had the metabolism of a young boy. Nowadays, it’s much more difficult to remove one food group ‘of sorts’ from my eating regimen. In order to find a nutrition plan that works (without sacrificing carbs) I modified my eating habits.

According to the Harvard School of Public Health:

Choose the best sources of carbohydrates—whole grains (the less processed, the better), vegetables, fruits and beans—since they promote good health by delivering vitamins, minerals, fiber, and a host of important phytonutrients. Skip the easily digested refined carbohydrates from refined grains—white bread, white rice, and the like— as well as pastries, sugared sodas, and other highly processed foods, since these may contribute to weight gain, interfere with weight loss, and promote diabetes and heart disease.

Words By: Sid Powell

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