Keto Direct Australia Carbohydrates enable you to be fat. Carbohydrates do NOT make you fat if it's eaten carefully. They only become high in fat and calories when eaten in large portions and when covered with fatty toppings, like butter, sour cream and cream sauces. Many starchy foods, such as bread, rice, pasta, potatoes, yams, cereal and beans, are actually low in fat and calories. These complex carbs are a vital source of your energy for your body, so stick to wholegrain and whole-meal, which are packed with fiber, are denser, and will also keep you satisfied lengthier time.