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8 Best Carbohydrates for Weight Loss

8 Best Carbohydrates for Weight Loss

We are bombarded daily with the latest and greatest weight loss plans.  In particular, is the subject of “Low-Carb” diets.  Yes, there are many studies that show significant weight loss while on a low carbohydrate diet.  However, the key here is that these are “diets” – and typically a “diet” connotes a temporary change in eating habits, and very low carbohydrate diets should not be a permanent lifestyle change (we need carbohydrates for good thyroid function).

For permanent success at obtaining and maintaining a healthy weight, we at Texas Metabolic Centers promote good “nutrition”.  And part of this way of eating involves the consumption of healthy carbohydrates in moderation.  Keep in mind, if you’re looking to lose weight, any starchy carbohydrate (such as bread, oatmeal, potatoes) should only make up ¼ of your plate…

Here is a list of our top favorite healthy carbohydrates: