People more or less know the effects of carbohydrates on their bodies, but it is hard to remember just how bad it is, especially when carbs such as rice, potatoes and pasta are a staple food in many cultures.
Massive Health makes cutting out carbs a lot easier for those who want to lose weight. The blog warns that it isn't the consumption of fats that will make you fat, but carbohydrates that is the real culprit.
Check out the infographic to understand how carbohydrates work for your body. It isn't totally bad, but you'll realize why you should consume it the least if you're trying to keep the weight down:
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