6 'Bad' Carbs That Are Actually Good For Weight Loss


Next up on this list of the best bad carbs for weight loss are potatoes, which you may be surprised at.

You get a real weight loss bonus if you eat a baked potato after it's cooled since it will contain weight-loss friendly resistance starch.


This carb is an excellent choice for weight loss, as it offers plenty of fiber and calls for you to actually slow down and chew it. 

That's what gives corn a bad rap for your weight as it typically adds more than double the calories of the serving of corn (or popcorn)," The Nutrition Twins caution.


No, you did not misread that—bread can actually be good for weight loss! "Not all bread is created equal," The Nutrition Twins stress. 

The whole wheat bread is where it's at. One slice of whole wheat bread is only 110 to 120 calories and can stop the feeling of carb deprivation in its tracks.


You may see bananas as just another fruit that's packed with sugar, but when it comes to meeting your weight loss goals.

Underripe bananas contain resistant starch which is indigestible and helps to block the absorption of the carbs, which is obviously important when it comes to weight loss.


The Nutrition Twins actually dub beets "sweet little gems [that] are packed with nutrients.

Beets also are a good source of nitrates, which lower inflammation by helping to remove damaging compounds from your blood.


You may have heard that carrots won't do your weight loss efforts any good because they're packed with sugar. Ditch that mentality right now!

Carrots have no added sugar, and in fact, fight the inflammation that sugar causes that makes weight loss harder and that leads to weight gain.

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