Even though you need those energy-giving food for maximum productivity and effectiveness, you really don’t need to consume them all the time to meet the required dose of energy per day.
A typical Nigerian meal is high in carbohydrate, for instance, say you take rice for breakfast, yam for lunch and then finish it up with a big bowl of eba for dinner and the cycle continues. In this case, you’ve basically consumed energy-giving food all day. The body simply takes what it needs and stores the rest as fat in your adipose tissue. Imagine a continuous repetition of that will just keep increasing your body kilos gradually. So to avoid this, cut down on your carbohydrate intake daily
It is the best way to start losing weight. Over time, you will see that it works.