6 Healthy Carbs Dietitians Recommend To Lose 5 Pounds

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Oats' low-calorie density aids weight loss.Beta-glucan, a soluble, fermentable fiber that acts as a prebiotic and lowers total and LDL cholesterol, is abundant in oats.

1. Oats

Bread may be avoided for weight loss. Martin believes this shouldn't happen. "Whole grain bread can help you lose weight

2. Whole-Grain Bread

In fact, randomized controlled trials that increased whole grain eating demonstrated a reduction in body weight and cholesterol, possibly due to their high fiber content.

Another superfood and healthful carb is quinoa. "Quinoa is considered a 'pseudo-grain'—it's categorized as prepared and eaten like a grain, but technically, it's a seed

3. Quinoa

"It's naturally gluten-free and a good source of fiber and protein, with 1 cup of cooked quinoa offering roughly 8 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber. Fiber and protein fill you up!"

Like bread, potatoes may be avoided for weight loss. Potatoes can help you lose weight, according to Martin. 

4. Sweet Potatoes

"Rest assured, there is no evidence that potatoes, when prepared in a healthful manner, will impede your weight loss efforts," she says.

because they're rich in pectin, a type of soluble fiber that can support weight management and digestive health by helping you feel full longer, promoting regularity

5. Apples

Beans may not be the first thing you think of when you think about metabolism-boosting carbs that help you crush your workouts and burn more calories.

6. Beans

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