High-protein, low-carb diets continue to entice millions of Americans, yet obesity rates continue to skyrocket and confusion reigns about whether we should even be eating carbs at all. Now, nutritionist Johanna Burani and health writer Linda Rao make a clear, concise, and persuasive case for carbs as an essential part of every diet. Burani and Rao explain how to use the glycemic index to distinguish between carbs and identify those carbs that are best for losing weight and staying healthy.
Their plan allows readers to “diet” without the negative side effects?hunger pangs, headaches, and irritability?from which many dieters suffer. Illustrated with 15 charts and divided into easy-to-read sections that address specific audiences?including diabetics, people with heart disease, and children?Good Carbs, Bad Carbs will prove to be an indispensable guide for everyone who strives to look and feel their best.