By: Lauren and Esmeralda
What do they do?
Complex Carbohydrates are broken down by the body into simple sugars so they can be absorbed in your bloodstream and then transported to your cells and converted to energy.
What happens if you don't get enough Carbohydrates?
Ketosis occurs when your body runs out of carbohydrates as fuel and breaks down stored body fat as energy. During this process, ketones build up in the body, which can cause headaches, nausea, difficulty focusing mentally and bad breath.
Fatigue, since carbs are such an important source of energy for your body, eating too few carbs can really drag you down.
Constipation, fiber is a type of carbohydrate that aids in gastrointestinal health and helps prevent constipation.
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