Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs Grocery List

When it’s time to make your choices, just take the following lists to the grocery store with you. This will make sure that you only get the good carbs and not the bad carbs.

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Good Carbs:

Fruits and Vegetables
Legumes like peas, lentils, kidney beans, etc.
Whole Grains like brown rice, quinoa, pure oats, etc.
Seeds like pumpkin or chia seeds
Tubers like sweet potatoes, potatoes, etc.
Nuts like walnuts, peanuts, almonds, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, etc.

Bad Carbs:

Fruit Juices
Sugary Drinks like Pepsi or other soda or pop, Vitamin water, Coca-Cola, etc.
Cookies, pastries, and cakes
White bread or white crackers
Regular pasta
Chocolates and any other candy
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, or any other frozen sweet treat
Potato chips and French fries.

Keep in mind that everyone is different. What works for one person might not work for another. This post is for educational purposes only, seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare professional if you’re concerned about obesity or diabetes. The amount of carbs that your body needs simply depend on many factors like your age, gender, physical activity, personal preference, metabolic health, and food culture.