I don’t know about you, but I feel like I can’t go a day without seeing the "low carb" message. Whether it is on tv or someone you know that is talking about it, it seems to be everywhere these days. With this trend we are seeing, I felt like it would be an appropriate time to write a blog about carbs and defend them. “What are carbs?” The abbreviation "carbs" stands for carbohydrates or are also called starches. Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients in our diets.