Carbs! Yes or no and how much?

It’s All Good β€” Really
No carb is off-limits, but some are better than others. Here’s how much of each type you should be eating daily.
Starches and Whole Grains: 6 servings
1/2 cup corn or peas

1 potato

1/2 cup chickpeas or lentils

1/2 cup brown rice or whole-grain pasta

1 slice whole wheat bread

 
Vegetables: 3 to 5 servings
1/2 cup broccoli

1 cup leafy greens

12 baby carrots

 
Fruit: 3 to 4 servings
1 apple

1 banana

1 cup berries

 
Dairy: 2 to 3 servings
1 cup low-fat yogurt

1 cup skim milk

1 1/2 ounces reduced-fat cheddar

 
Refined grains: no more than 2 servings (count toward your starches)
1 cup white rice

1 flour tortilla

1 plain bagel

 
Treats: no more than 1 serving
2 squares dark chocolate

1 small cookie

 

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