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All of this goes back to quantity and choices, Dr. Philis-Tsimikas says. “If you would like to eat a slice of cake or ice cream you may have to skip the bread with dinner.  It takes a little bit of planning but you can substitute one carb for another within the meal and allow yourself some dessert if you prefer,” she adds.