What do carbohydrates do?
Carbohydrates give you energy! It's the body's main source of energy.
Some foods of carbohydrates are:
Simple or Complex
There are two types of carbohydrates:
Simple and Complex
Simple Carbohydrates: Has 1 or 2 sugars and is broken down fast
Complex Carbohydrates: Has 3 or more sugars and is broken down slowly
Carbohydrates are important because...?
We need carbohydrates for energy! Without energy, we wouldn't be productive in everyday life. Athletes especially need a lot of carbohydrates to participate in physical activities! There are also bad and good types of carbohydrates which contains high levels of glycemic. So watch out for those!