7 Healthy Foods to Feel Your Best: Carbs That Rock



It has 70% carbs and all nine essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. Iron and B vitamins in quinoa promote oxygenation. Quinoa cooks like rice in broth or water. With veggies and seasonings, summer salads are excellent.


Potatoes are healthy, but low-carb advocates advise against them. Potatoes retain potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin C, and B vitamins in their roots. Mashed, roasted, fried, and more, potatoes are versatile.


Fruits are primarily water and carbs with little fat or protein. Fruits have natural sugars, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Dates, mangoes, pineapples, and bananas have the highest carbohydrates. Cut fruit and make a dessert salad or eat it whole!

Whole Grains

Brown rice, buckwheat, whole wheat, millet, barley, and oats are healthful carbs. Whole grains have bran and hull, unlike white flour, pasta, pastries, bagels, and cereals.



Beans, lentils, and other legumes are good carbohydrates. Vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and antioxidants abound in this dietary category. Legumes reduce obesity, metabolic syndrome, cancer, and CVD. Beans are easiest to consume when cooked. Use them in soups and dips.

Sweet Potatoes

The components in these meals are antioxidants.  Sweet potatoes include complex carbs that lower blood sugar and diabetes risk. Sweet potato fries or mashed are tasty sides.


Oats, a whole grain, are nutritious and versatile. Their products include oatmeal, porridge, muesli, and steel-cut or rolled oats. Granola and other whole-grain cereals contain oats. 

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