4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Follow a Low-Carb Diet (Page 5)

4. Carbs Can Suppress Your Appetite

Well, some of them do. Fiber-rich whole grains, beans, fruits and vegetables all contain good carbohydrates that can help keep you feeling fuller for longer—which is key if you’re trying to lose or maintain your weight. Fiber helps slow down digestion, which helps prevent your blood sugar from rising fast and then falling. Foods like white pasta, white bread and doughnuts contain simple carbohydrates, which can spike your blood sugar and make you hungrier.

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