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.
We eat them in starchy foods like potatoes, pasta, and rice, and in sugary treats, like jam and sweets.
They provide our body with energy, and they're all made by plants.
Carbohydrates – one of the main components of our diet.
40% of our diet should be carbohydrates
All carbohydrates consist of only ...
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