Eating carbs will make you fat
First of all, putting the argument about bread and baked goods aside, I want to highlight the fact that fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and nuts are all rich in carbohydrates. When you say "carbs make you fat," you're making a blanket statement that's fundamentally untrue.
Second, all three macronutrients -- protein, fat, and carbs -- are important in their own ways. They have different roles in the body and provide different nutrients that can be used to create a vitamin-, mineral-, and energy-rich diet. None of them by itself will "make you fat."
What "makes you fat" (which is a horrible phrase, by the way) isn't a specific type of macronutrient; it's an out-of-whack energy balance and metabolism that combine to store excess nutrient intake as fat, regardless of what type of macronutrient you overconsume.
Granted, highly processed carbohydrates, such as bread, cupcakes, chips, and cereals are often consumed in excess, are quickly digested, and lead to sudden spikes in blood sugar that can wreak havoc on insulin levels and metabolism. Eating too many, too often, can lead to weight gain and health problems, but that's more about the type of carbohydrate consumed (and how much) than about eating carbs as a whole.
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Laura Williams is a fitness writer and exercise physiologist who eats eggs daily and never counts calories, fats, or carbs -- doctors still call her the picture of health. Complain at her on Twitter: @girlsgonesporty.