Carbs That Are Actually Good For You Slideshow

Carbs with High-Antioxidant Levels

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Blackberries, Strawberries, Cranberries, Grapes, Apples, Cherries, Asparagus, Broccoli, Artichokes, Spinach, Kale, Oats

Carbs High in Fiber

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Wheat Bran: 1 cup, 37.42 grams carbs, 24.8 grams fiber

Avocado: 1 medium avocado, 11.75 grams carbs, 9.2 grams fiber

Barley, Raw: 1 cup, 31.2 grams

Navy Beans, Cooked: 1 cup, 19.1 grams

Artichoke, Cooked: 1 cup, 14.4 grams

Split Peas: 1 cup, 16.3 grams

Whole-Grain Wheat Flour: 1 cup, 14.6 grams 

Carbs with High Omega-3 Levels

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Radishes: 3358 milligrams

Broccoli: 2346 milligrams 

Cauliflower, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, with Salt: 1452 milligrams

Peppers, Sweet, Green, Sautéed: 1213 milligrams

Carbs with Lots of Folate

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Lentils, 1 cup Cooked: 1 cup, 358 milligrams

Beets, Cooked, 1 cup: 136 milligrams

Brussels Sprouts, Cooked: 1 cup, 157 milligrams

Black-eyed Peas: 1 cup, canned, 358 milligrams

Chickpeas, Cooked: 1 cup, 282 milligrams

Okra, Cooked: 1 cup, 269 milligrams

Carbs High in Protein

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Buckwheat Flour: 1 cup, 15.14 grams protein

Rice, Long-Grain, Dry: 1 cup, 15.00 grams protein  

Soybeans, Boiled: 1 cup, 28.62 grams protein

Couscous, Dry: 1 cup, 22.07 grams protein

White Beans, Canned: 1 cup, 19.02 grams protein

Black Beans, Cooked: 1 cup, 15.24 grams protein 

Carbs High in Vitamin C

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Peaches: 1 cup, 235.5 milligrams Vitamin C

Red Peppers, Cooked: 1 cup, 232.6 milligrams

1 Papaya: 187.9 milligrams

Grape Juice, 6-fluid-ounce can: 179.5 milligrams

Brussels Sprouts: 1 cup, 96.7 milligrams

Peas, Cooked: 1 cup, 76.6 milligrams

Carbs High in Iron

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Soybeans: 1 cup, 8.84 milligrams

Cream of Wheat Cereal: 1 packet cooked, 8.09 milligrams

Lentils, Cooked: 1 cup, 6.59 milligrams

Spinach, Cooked: 1 cup, 6.43 milligrams

Carbs High in Potassium

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Tomatoes, Canned: 1 cup, 2657 milligrams

Beet Geens, Cooked: 1 cup, 1309 milligrams

White Beans, Canned: 1 cup, 1189 milligrams

Dates: 1 cup, 1168 milligrams

Raisins, Seedless: 1 cup, 1086 milligrams

Potatoes: 1 potato baked, with skin, 1081 milligrams

Lima Beans, Cooked: 1 cup, 955 milligrams

Plantain, Raw: 1 medium plantain, 893 milligrams