If the idea of a low-carb diet scares you, then here are four carbs that you can eat without gaining weight…

Despite the popularity of low-carb diets, carbohydrates are not as evil as some people make them out to be.

Of course, if you eat the wrong type of carbs in excess, your body will store the extra calories as fat. However, you will not gain weight when eating the right carbs in moderation.

Switching processed, refined carbs for natural unrefined carbs may even help you to lose weight as unrefined carbs can help you feel full for longer.

Here is a list of healthy carbs that will keep you full for longer because they are all high in fibre and some are also high in protein:

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  1. Oats/oatmeal
  2. Black beans
  3. Peas
  4. Barley

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