Complex Carbohydrates

Complex Carbs

Complex carbs are made up of sugars in large chains. They provide energy as well as helping with digestion and metabolism.

Why happens whe we dont eat Them

Your body will start to break down body fat and uses it as energy instead. When this happens, ketones build up in the body, which causes headaches, nausea, difficulty on focusing, and bad breath. Eating too few carbs can also cause fatigue, because lack of energy.

Fun Facts

All fruits and veg contain complex carbs

Extra complex carbs turn to fat.


Complex sugars

Over eating carbs can make you fat

Multiple simple sugars

Provides more energy than simple carbs

Less time to digest

Everybody needs it

Xtra energy

Complex carbs are found in whole grain

A good source of carbs is whole grain

Resources that your body needs

Body cannot function properly without them

Stores energy for reserve