5 Types of Carbs You Should Eat Every Day (and 5 You Should Avoid)

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Like most people, we have a love-hate relationship with carbs. Don't get us wrong; we love a good bowl of pasta. But we're also conscious about our health, and carbs don't exactly have the best reputation. They're not all bad, though. In fact, they can even help balance your hormones. As nutritionist Stephanie Taibe told us, "Carbs are important because they translate as energy."

In short, we need them. So which carbs should we be eating, exactly? From everything we've ever wanted to know about the keto diet to foods that will make your hair grow faster, nutritionists always give us the insider info. This time, we asked a few of them for their carb recommendations. Read on to find out which carbs you should be eating more of and which you need to ditch stat.

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