Carbohydrates!

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    • two types of carbohydrates are: starch and sugars.
      • 1 gram provides 3.75 kcal (16 kJ)
      • half the energy in our diets should come from carbohydrate
    • classifactions of carbohydrates.
      • polysaccarides
        • starches
        • non-starch polysaccarides
      • sugars
        • monosacarides
        • dissacarides
    • complex  carbohydrates
      • Starch must be broken down through digestion before your body can use it as a glucose source.
      • it is slow realise so it give little boost throughout the day and it reduces chance of snacking.
    • simple sugars
      • Simple carbohydrates include sugars found naturally in foods such as fruits, vegetables milk, and milk products.
      • it  is fast realise so it gives a boost of energy and is more likely to not get burned off.

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