Carbohydrates

By: Rebecca F

What does it do and how does it function the body?

Carbs are the main source of energy. Carbs are needed for physical activity, brain functioning, and operation of the organs.

What are the major sources?

The major sources of carbs are sun's energy, plants, and photosynthesis.

What will happen if your body gets to much or not enough carbs?

If you have too much it can lead to poor nutrition. If you don't eat enough it will lead to tooth decay and weight gain.

Interesting facts

You need to eat between 45 to 65 percent of carbs a day.

Converts carbon dioxide and water into oxygen to make photosynthesis

Added sugars in food usually have carbs in them

Rarely some people do better with low carb diets than others

Brain functioning is helpeed by carbs

Suns energy is a major source of carbs

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