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A diet without hunger

Carbs get a bad rap in the diet world. Case in point when I was reading something last week a person was being described as “so slim they’d obviously never eaten a carb in their life”. So by implication if you eat carbs you won’t be slim. Ok, does that mean I’m the exception that proved the rule? No, I’m not as I know other whole carb eaters who are just as lean as I am.
I actually eat a lot of carbs every day. I estimate that I have brown rice with about 10 meals a week. On top of that my breakfast every day starts out with ½ cup of whole rolled oats and ¼ of quinoa. Many meals also include beans, nuts, seeds, and starchy vegetables. So if carbs were going to make you fat and give you diabetes, I would be fat and diabetic, right? However my current BMI is 19 and I am not diabetic. So what gives?


Every time you read or hear that you need to “avoid carbs” you must interpret this as avoid processed carbs”. Such things as: anything made with white flour such as breads, crackers and cooki…