Healthy carbohydrate choices

Here is a basic list of healthy carbs. You’ll still need to check your carbs list (from your dietitian) for serving amounts.

  • Breads and crackers
  • Breakfast cereals including porridge
  • Pasta, noodles, rice
  • Other grains such as couscous, bourghul (cracked wheat), buckwheat, quinoa
  • Legumes such as baked beans, kidney beans, lentils, chick peas, butter beans
  • Starchy vegetables such as corn, potato, sweet potato and to some extent pumpkin, carrot and peas
  • Milk and yoghurt
  • Fruit