Complex Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates and the body

The primary function of carbohydrates is to provide energy for the body

Major Sources

Fruits

Vegetable

Whole Grain

Nuts

What happens if you don't get enough complex carbohydrates?

Ketosis

Fatigue

Constipation

Interesting Facts

Carbohydrates are where most of our daily energy intake should come from, but our bodies have a limit. Too many carbs and the body will covert the extra to fat.


It is possible for humans to live healthy lives while eating very low levels of carbohydrates, because our bodies can convert proteins into carbohydrates.

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