When we are looking to lose weight we tend to adjust our diet and the first thing many of us decide is to eliminate carbs. But doing this can be dangerous. Extremely low-carb diets can lead to depression, plateaued fat loss and even an increase in cancer and disease risk. This isn’t to say all low-carb diets are bad, but you need to educate yourself on the many advantages of consuming carbs rather than eliminating them. Below is a list of carb benefits from the Poliquin Group to help you find a carb diet that is right for you.