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6 Reasons You Should Be Eating Carbs (Page 3)

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Reason 2: Carbs can help prevent weight gain—and even promote weight loss.

Researchers at Brigham Young University in Utah followed the eating habits of middle-aged women for nearly two years and found that those who increased their fiber intake generally lost weight. Women who decreased the fiber in their diets gained. Many carbohydrates contain dietary fiber, which is actually an indigestible complex carbohydrate.

Reason 3: Carbs are good for your heart. »

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