Tooter has a lovely page on her site that helps break down carbs into good, better, best, etc. I pass that on when I see someone ask carb questions... The link is
and she calls it "carbs by degree." Very easy to help understand what is best...
You are also ALL welcome to join us in the newest round of the mini-challenge (Halloween ending). It has been a good means of accountability on a week to week basis for a lot of folks... You can find out more about the challenges by clicking the link in my sig box. You can go directly to the current roll call post and join by posting your highest/preop weight, your current weight, and your goal you'd like to reach by Halloween... That link is
I admit to eating a bit too many carbs from refined sources... I could probably lose better (still about 50 pounds from my goal) if I really cut back on those sort of carbs!