Everything to know about Carbohydrates and helpful tips.
Everyday, from 10:36 to 11:20 @ Coon Rapids-Bayard High School.
8-time Mr. Olympia, and a legend in the weight room and kitchen. Leader of the famous PCFS (Protein, Carbs, Fats, Steroids) Club. He will beat the carbs into your body and show you how to use the energy you absorb from Carbohydrates.
The CRB School Cook. She can literally make trash into healthy, tasty garbage! She also has a phD in School Cookology. She will show you how to incorporate carbs into your daily life.
A professor in Bro Science, and also has a very popular youtube channel. He will show you everything you need to get the right amount of Carbs.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Primary Source of energy
- Regulate the amount of sugar circulating in your blood so your cells get energy as well.
- Provides nutrients for healthy bacteria to help digest food.
- Assist in your body's consumption of calcium.
How Much Should a Healthy Teenager Consumer?
- Depends on body fat percentage and BMR.
- On average, an active teen needs around 5 grams per kilogram of bodyweight.
How Can too Much of This Nutrient Cause Health Problems?
- Carbs that are not used for energy are stored as fat, which can lead to obesity if you do not watch what you eat.
- Increase in blood sugar level. This leads to your pancreas not secreting a hormone that enables body fat or carbs in your body to be burned as energy.
- You can also become Insulin resistant.
How Can Too Little of This Nutrient Cause Health Problems?
- If you do not get enough carbs, your body will turn to use up muscle as energy, which leads to muscle loss.
- You also will be more tired, and can even faint from lack of energy.
What Foods Provide Good Sources of This Nutrient?
- Unhealthy Crabs: Cakes, Crackers, Sugars, dried fruit, cereal, chips, potatoes, and bread products
- Healthy Carbs: Veggies, Fruits, Whole grains,
What Section of the Food Pyramid can This Nutrient Be Found?
- At the bottom