Carbohydrates have gotten such a bag stigma over the years for weight gain, but it’s simply not true; having more calories than you need will make you gain weight. Carbs are not only super tasty but also the suitable sources are nutrient-dense!
Often, people believe that a low carbohydrate diet leads to rapid weight loss. Firstly, carbs hold more water. So when we reduce our carbohydrate content, our body weight will lower, but this is not fat loss; it’s water weight loss. Secondly, reducing/eliminating an entire macronutrient will therefore make us consume fewer calories because we often tend to overeat carbs quite easily. Hence, the most crucial bit about carbohydrates is to choose the right sources that will keep you fuller (fiber) and are nutrient-dense.
Ensure that you track your calories accurately and not forget about beverages or foods you haven’t added. Also, make sure you measure your serving size, etc., correctly and enter the correct portion sizes. If you stick to your calorie goal over time, you will lose weight.
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