It’s all the rage (click bait) to rant about how bad carbs are. Well, that is both true AND false. Highly processed foods, white flour, all the added sugars present in processed foods are indeed horrible for your health and will likely make you fat. However, whole wheat, whole grains, sweet potatoes and such are GOOD carbs and healthy for the body. As someone recommended for a quintuple bypass two years ago due to severely clogged arteries and a 24 hour burning pain in my chest and who instead successfully pursued a vegan diet/exercise/stress reduction program as espoused by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn and Dr. Dean Ornish I can say from personal experience that if you avoid (or if are not diabetic or have atherosclerosis at least minimize) meat/dairy/oils and instead enjoy the full cornucopia of veggies, fruits, beans, legumes, and whole grains you will not only lose weight (I lost 35 pounds) but you will heal your body of disease. And you will not have to diet and can eat all you want. So my main point here is there are good carbs and bad carbs; let’s please note the difference.