Carbohydrates are important for our overall health, but they can also become the cause of us being unhealthy.

According to the Mayo Clinic, carbohydrates are macronutrients - nutrients the body requires in large quantities - and are our main source of energy because they are converted into sugar (glucose) and sent to the body's cells.

Extra glucose is saved for later or is stored as fat.

Here are a few high-carb foods that are healthy, according to