Nutrition basics

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates:

Nutrient that is a person's main source of energy; found mostly in plant foods.


Why we need it

They are your main source of energy.


What food/drink this can be found in

Other facts

Three carbohydrates play a role in your health.

The chemical process that makes carbohydrates is photosynthesis.

45 to 65 percent of daily calories