Carly Cobden

Functions of carbohydrates

  • provides energy for working muscles
  • provides fuel for the central nervous system
  • provents protein from being used as energy

Five supporting reasons

  1. Carbohydrates are the perfered sourse of energy for muscle contraction
  2. it enables metabolism
  3. its most important for athletes
  4. Carbohydrates result in glucose which the body needs
  5. it can reduce weakness, dizziness, and low blood sugar