WELLNESS
02/17/2015 08:13 am ET Updated Feb 17, 2015

Can Carbs Fit Into A Healthy Diet?

From Atkins to Paleo, a whole host of eating plans discourage carbohydrate consumption. But do carbs deserve their bad rap?

For one thing, not all carbs are created equal. But the time of day when you get your carbs may also be important, according to naturopathic medical doctor Alan Christianson, author of the Adrenal Reset Diet.

We spoke with Christianson about the difference between "good" and "bad" carbs and how to construct the perfect carb-filled meals in the podcast above.

Podcast produced by Katelyn Bogucki.

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