Everyone has a weakness that they turn to in times of a desperate carb craving. Yours might be mashed potatoes, French fries, a bag of barbecue chips, or crusty French bread. Identify your downfalls from the left column, and substitute them, one at a time, for the swap in the right column, which will satisfy that craving and won’t lead to overeating later.
Danger carb: Mashed potatoes
Good carb: Sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes will cause less of a rise in blood sugar and provide potassium and Vitamin C.
Danger carb: French bread
Good carb: Real (bakery) sourdough bread.