There is a myth that cutting out carbohydrates and going on a low-cal diet plan – starchy, sugar-based foods such as cereals, rice, pasta and bread – will lead to quick and easy weight loss. It won’t. Instead, removing this essential nutrient from your diet is more likely to cause fatigue, moodiness, lack of concentration, increase sweet cravings and could even lead to weight gain. However, not all carbs are created equal, and there’s plenty of ways to follow a healthy low-carb diet. Find out which you can swap out and which you should keep in your diet in our handy guide.
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