Complex Carbohydrates

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What are complex carbohydrates?

Complex carbohydrates are a special form of cabrohydrates made by long complicated strings of sugars. They are often found in starchy foods. Most of these complex carbohydrates are rich in vitamins minerals and fiber. Some of the foods that you can find a lot of complex carbohydrates are lentils potatos squash and a large amount of whole grain foods. The carbohydrates are used in the body and broken down into glucose to fuel the brain and body.


Carbohydrates are normally broken down into glucose

Oatmeal is a great source for carbohydrates

Most whole grain foods have lots of carbohydrates

People need to have complex carbohydrates to survive

Litteraly, you would die without enough complex carbohydrates

Energy for the brain and body is created by glucose for carbohydrates

Xylophone playing is hard to do without complex carbohydrates

Some Examples