Don't dis all carbs. Even the poster children for high-carb foods, bread and pasta, are important for good nutrition.
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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Beets include 13 grams of sugar per cup, but they won't affect your blood sugar or weight like rice pudding or cookies.
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.
Beets include 13 grams of sugar per cup, but they won't effect your blood sugar or weight like rice pudding or cookies.
Chickpeas are a high-carb legume with 12 grams of fiber and 45 grams of carbohydrates per cup, making them suitable for weight watchers.
Bananas are another high-carb item that won't make you fat. The potassium in bananas lowers blood pressure, so eating one a day is good for your heart.