Many carbohydrates are used by our bodies in different ways. From sugar to fructose and starch to cellulose, all carbohydrates are made from just three simple elements.
- Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy for our bodies.
- Our digestive system changes carbohydrates into glucose, blood sugar.
- Simple carbohydrates include fruit, vegetable and milk products.
- Complex carbohydrates include whole-grain bread, starchy vegetables and cereals.