No Carb, Low Carb, Good Carb

When I started out changing my eating habits I experimented with manipulating carbs in my diet.

I was completely uneducated and actually thought I needed to be on a no carb diet. I’m going to then guess that many people have this misconception. I had barely any energy so I thought “ok let me try a low carb diet. ” I didn’t learn until Lyzabeth Lopez’s Hourglass Workout that I really should be eating good carbs to both lose unwanted fat and build muscle.

Good carbs are unprocessed carbohydrates in their ‘natural’ state – or very close to their natural state. Source:

This is the nerd side of me but I loved researching this post. Since I have no background in nutritional health or the time to study it I just need to know the basics to ensure I’m choosing the right carbs for my eating.


  • high in FIBER: helps you stay full longer (and avoid overeating), provides sustained energy, lowers cholesterol levels, helps to remove toxins from the body
  • low GLYCEMIC INDEX: stabilizes blood sugar levels and insulin production which stimulate metabolism and promotes fat loss and long-term weight maintenance
  • high in NUTRIENTS: natural vitamins, minerals & phytonutrients promote health and help to prevent chronic disease


My Good Carbs: Sweet Potatoes, Beans, Oatmeal or Brown Rice Cereal, Brown Rice or Brown Rice Pasta


2 thoughts on “No Carb, Low Carb, Good Carb

  1. Nice to be visiting your blog again, it has been months for me. Well this article that i’ve been waited for so long. I need this article to complete my assignment in the college, and it has same topic with your article. Thanks, great share.

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