One of the three things in your food that gives you energy!


The amount of carbohydrates in a food is more important than the type of carbohydrate. "What are carbohydrates?" you might be saying to yourself. Well carbohydrates are found in a wide array of both healthy and unhealthy foods. Foods high in carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy diet. Carbohydrates provide the body with glucose (sugar) , which is converted to energy used to support bodily functions and physical activity. The three main types of carbohydrates are below.

Did you know?

  • Carbohydrates contain carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.

Things with Carbohydrates

  1. Fruits
  2. Vegetables
  3. Milk
  4. Nuts
  5. Grains
  6. Seeds