Simple Carbohydrates

"Eat these and you will be strong like me!" - Adrian Beasley

Description

A simple carbohydrate is an essential structural component of living cells .

Sources

This is the quickest source of energy, as they are rapidly digested. It is made of one or two sugar molecules.

Ex: Table sugars, brown sugar, fruit drinks, candy, soft drinks, and honey.

Effects if you don't have enough Simple Carbohydrates

- will drain your energy

-causes weigh loss

-gets constipated

-ketosis ( when you run out of carbohydrates which serves as fuel)

-will have trouble concentrating

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S ingle or two sugars


I ncrease in total calories

M altose type of sugar found in vegetables


P rovide energy for the body


L ack of calories, if you dont eat carbs.


E at fruits and vegetables!

Other Interesting Facts

CARBOHYDRATES MAKES UP MORE THAN HALF OF WHAT WE EAT EVERYDAY!