carbohydrates

sharron henderson

Carbohydrates provide your body with energy.

Your digestive system changes carbohydrates into glucose.

Carbohydrates consumed in foods yield 3.87 calories of energy per gram for simple sugars.

Bad Carbohydrates are potatoes, pasta, white bread, corn, white rice, pretzels, pizza crust, and potato chips.

Good Carbohydrates are whole grain bread, brown rice, whole grain pasta, oats, unprocessed corn, and legumes.

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Potatoes

Corn

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