Carbohydrates are the basic structural compound and the primary source of energy for all organisms. They provide fast but short-term energy. Because they are absorbed quickly, they cause an increase in blood sugar.
- Simple Carbohydrates
Foods Containing Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates in foods; It is found in 3 forms: sugar, starch and fiber.
As sugar; honey, nectar, fruits, vegetables, desserts, chocolate
As starch; rice, potatoes, beans, whole wheat pasta, cereal, breakfast cereals
As fiber; nuts, seeds, whole wheat bread, whole grains, legumes, brown rice