What are the best carbs if you eat carbs? And should you be even be eating carbs at all? The debates constantly continue…however, here’s why carbs may not be as bad as we’ve all believed, and 8 of the best carbs to eat for a healthier gut and “flat abs.”
THE LOW CARB & KETO DIET CRAZE
Low-carb diets, like Ketogenic diets and Atkins, are so hot right now claiming that the “best carbs” are only low starchy carbs, like leafy green vegetables, celery and cucumbers. According to dietary doctrine, other carbs—including real foods like carrots, beets, winter squash and potatoes—are viewed as a “threat.”
Most of these low carb and keto diets also claim they are the #1 way to shed body fat, lose weight, boost brain power and give you energy to last all day long—without the blood sugar dips or 3 p.m. “sugar and coffee” crashes many people experience.