8 Fat-Free High-Carb Foods

Bread & pasta

Don't dis all carbs. Even the poster children for high-carb foods, bread and pasta, are important for good nutrition.

Apples & pear

Fruit sugar, fructose, makes these fruits high-carb. If you consume the full fruit, including the peel of apples and pears, their nutritious advantages outweigh their carbs.

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Steel-cut oat

 Despite oatmeal's high carbohydrate content, a Nutrients meta-analysis found that type 2 diabetics lowered their fasting blood glucose and HbA1C levels over three months after consuming it. 

Beet

Beets include 13 grams of sugar per cup, but they won't affect your blood sugar or weight like rice pudding or cookies. Because it has 2.8 grams of dietary fiber

White potatoe

Don't discount this starchy vegetable even though it's probably the food (think French fries) that immediately comes to mind when you think "carbohydrate." 

Sweet potatoe

Menu the sweet potato, the white potato's yellowish orange cousin, for variation. Sweet potatoes contain beta carotene, which our bodies convert to vitamin A.

Chickpeas 

Chickpeas are a high-carb legume with 12 grams of fiber and 45 grams of carbohydrates per cup, making them suitable for weight watchers.

Banana

Bananas are another high-carb item that won't make you fat. First, bananas contain potassium, which lowers blood pressure, so eating one a day is good for your heart.

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