What are Complex Carbohydrates?
High in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B Vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, and zinc. It also helps with risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and weight management.
Good source in vitamin K, FIber, manganese, copper, B1 Vitamin, protein, iron, potassium, and choline.
Reduces risk of heart disease, reduce constipation, and helps with weight management.
Why is it important?
Complex Carbohydrates provide minerals, vitamins, minerals, and fiber which are all important to our bodies. Both vitamins and minerals help the body grow, develop, and maintain health. Fiber is healthy for us because it helps move food through our digestive tract quicker for healthy elimination.
What happens if we do not eat complex carbs?
Eating too few carbs can also cause fatigue. Having insufficient carbs in your body gives it less energy to use. Less energy means being more tired.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CARBS
Too much carbs can actually just turn into fat if more than needed is accessed.
Other than that its not really that interesting..
Over eating carbs can make you fat
Multiple simple sugars
Provides more energy than simple carbs
Less time to digest
Everybody needs it
Complex carbs are found in whole grain
A good source of carbs is whole grain
Resources that your body needs
Body cannot function properly without them
Stores energy for reserve