Carbs to Eat to Help You Lose Weight

1. Quinoa

This beautifully flavored whole grain has 2 grams of fiber per 1/2-cup serving, helping you feel fuller.


Cleaning first eliminates saponin, which quinoa's bitter defensive layer.

2. Black Rice

Black rice—sometimes dubbed "forbidden" rice—has greater amounts of vitamin E and protective the pigments than brown rice.

Black Rice

To prepare, bring a medium pot of rice and two cups of water to a boil.

3. Barley

Pearl barley has somewhat more soluble fiber than other types of rice.


Barley is rich in potassium and other nutrients that are beneficial for your heart and can aid in weight loss.

4. Oatmeal

it also reduces your chances of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and colon cancer.


And studies show they aid in reducing abdominal and total body fat.

5. Popcorn

Pop 1 generous spoonful of kernels and you'll have 3 cups of popcorn, which counts as one of your daily servings of whole grains.


Put the popcorn kernels equivalent of one heaping tablespoon into an air popper.

6. Farro

This ancient wheat grain has a nutty flavor and chewier texture than modern wheat, and it's filled with protein and fiber. 


Most farro is sold in a semi-pearled form, where some of the bran has been removed.

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