Yes, if eaten in unnecessarily large quantities, they could contribute to weight gain, but then again, so could too much of any food. In fact, carbohydrates are a healthy addition to your diet, and we are not just talking about the tasteless complex carbs either.
The poor defenceless carb may well be the black sheep of the food family but the facts say otherwise. We are not suggesting for a second that you tweak your balanced diet for a gut-busting mix of Dominos and Mickey Ds, but it is worth knowing that carbs are not the work of the devil after all.
Here are six reasons to keep carbs in your diet.