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When it comes to losing weight, carbs are often seen in a bad light. However, you don’t have to deprive yourself of carbohydrates to lose weight. As a matter of fact, strategically timing WHEN you eat your carbs can actually help with burning more fat.

According to, the best time to eat carbs are in the morning when your body is calorie deprived from a long night’s rest. Aim for complex, slow absorbing carbs like oatmeal and grainy wheat bread. Another great time to eat carbs is immediately following your work out, why? Because your body is primed to suck up carbs for recovery and energy replenishment.

Read more about how to time carbs for fat loss HERE.