Yes, Your Body Needs Carbs!

Carbs get a bad wrap. They are blamed for diabetes, obesity, the “sugar high”, poor dental health, and “bad” food choices.

The problem with the argument that “carbs are bad” is that the carbs that are “bad” typically are the type of carbs found in processed foods, high fat foods, and foods with lots of sugar.

Of course, these carbs are “bad” because let’s face it, these are the foods that don’t hold much nutritional value anyway. Most people know that a diet consisting of donuts, soda, and candy may taste good but aren’t really good for you.

Let’s chat about the “good” carbs. These are fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

And, yes, they taste good too!

A healthy diet should INCLUDE 40-65% carbs.

Carbohydrates are your body’s main source of fuel.

Removing carbs entirely or significantly decreasing them to below 40% of your diet will rob your body from readily available energy.

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