The body needs a certain amount of carbohydrates to function properly. A deficient intake may cause fatigue, muscle cramps, and poor mental function. Not good when sauntering down a runway in 5-inch heels.
Over-consumption. Poor carb choices and ridiculous portion size has lead to the war against carbs. In moderation and from green and organic sources, carbs will provide you will steady energy, while filling your body up with natural fiber and essential vitamins. Healthy carbs include: 10-grain, pumpernickel, rye, sourdough, whole grain tortillas, even flax seed tortillas, bran cereals, oatmeal (slow cook, not instant- which is often stripped of its fiber for faster cooking), brown rice, beans, even high-fiber veggies and fruits like: beets, sweet potatoes, yams, broccoli, brussel sprouts, berries, apples, mangoes, and watermelon.