Simple Carbohydrates

Elizabeth Putzig

What are they?

Simple carbohydrates are sugars. They give your body a quick burst of energy because they are absorbed very quickly.

Where can you find them?

Simple carbohydrates are sugar; therefore, they are found in many food items. These include table sugar, fruit, candy bars, baked goods, and cereal.

An Acrostic Poem

Simple carbohydrates are sugars

It is important to eat them in moderation

Most people consume them everyday

Pies and other pastries have simple carbs

Lots of sugar can be bad for you

Everybody eats them everyday

Candy is a simple carbohydrate

A lot of baked goods are simple carbohydrates

Really fast energy comes from these

Bananas are simple carbs

Sugar is needed everyday