A Celebrity Nutritionist Made This Diet So You Can Still Enjoy Bread and Pasta

Unless you've been living under a Wi-Fi–free rock for the past couple years, you've probably noticed that carbs are persona non grata when it comes to healthy eating. Popular diets like the ketogenic diet advocate seriously cutting back on carbohydrates while eating more fat and protein. Le sigh. Cheese is great and all, but if you're of the mindset that carbs are life, no amount of raclette is going to ease your soul on a low-carb diet.

Enter: the super carb diet. Touted by former Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper, this diet says "Hey, carbs are okay. Eat them." Harper adopted the diet after having a heart attack last year, and he just came out with a book aptly titled The Super Carb Diet. But what exactly does the diet entail? And is it actually good for you? As lovers of carbs and also health editors, we felt it was our sacred duty to look into this. Here's everything you need to know about the super carb diet.