Here’s a quite stat of some useful information about carbohydrates that might come in handy in the next trivial pursuit:
– One gram of carbohydrate provides four calories of energy.
– Our maximal carbohydrate storage is approximately 15 grams per kilogram of body weight or 15 grams per 2.2 pounds.
– Simple carbohydrates are found in fruits and dairy products.
– Complext carbohydrates take longer for the body to digest and include grain, legumes, and cereal.
Don’t fear carbohydrates beacuse they are essential for the functioning of our body.
What’s your favorite source of carboydrates? I don’t think I can live without a slice of whole grain bread. 🙂