Complex Carbohydrates

By Diamond Rice

What it does and how it functions

Complex carbohydrates provide the body with longer term energy because they take longer to digest and enter the bloodstream more slowly.

Major sources

  • They come from foods like dry beans, pasta, potatoes, corn, rice, grits, oatmeal, cornmeal, breads, and cereals
C-an slow down digestion so that you are full longer

A-re the main source of energy

R-ice is one of the starches in carbohydrates

B-roken down into glucose which the body uses to do tasks

S-ome foods have more carbohydrates then others




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