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Carbohydrates are the nutrients that are the main source of energy from the main macro nutrients other than fats and proteins that must exist in a balanced nutritional pattern to determine the health of our body. Carbohydrates not only in rice and corn but also in cassava, potatoes, sweet potatoes, wheat and also from grains and fruits and so forth. Apart from plant-based carbohydrate foods are also found in animal ingredients such as milk. There are two types of carbohydrates that are complex and simple.
Simple carbohydrates are sugars contained in fruits (in the form of sucrose and fructose) and milk in lactose form. While complex carbohydrates include whole grains (rice, corn, wheat and other types). Complex carbohydrates when in the gastrointestinal tract broken into simple carbohydrates (sucrose) are broken down into smaller glucose. Glucose is the body in use into a source of energy. because every day we need energy, automatically every day we also need carbohydrates.
The carbohydrates we consume exceed the daily requirement, the remaining unburned carbohydrates into energy will be deposited by the body in the liver cells and muscle cells in the form of glycogen. And will be used if the body needs a lot of energy but a little carbohydrate intake, the glycogen reserves will be dismantled to be converted into glucose which will then be burned into energy.
Carbohydrates that we must consume to meet the energy source of 45-65% of total daily calories. Carbohydrates are not the cause of obesity, because the cause of obesity is not from carbohydrates but the amount. In addition to fat and protein carbohydrates if consumed too much can also be the cause of obesity.
Because the carbohydrates that we eat too much the rest are dumped into fat. Therefore, even if we do not eat fat, we may be overweight because carbohydrates can be converted into fat. Likewise, fat can be converted into carbohydrates. In a balanced nutritional diet the recommended compositions are carbohydrates (45-65%), protein (10-15%), as well as fat (less than 25%).
Carbohydrate composition is highest among fats and proteins. Recommended carbohydrates are complex carbohydrates that are low in energy, contain lots of fiber, and low in sugar, like whole grains. But in a low-carb diet the composition of carbohydrates is converted to the smallest of fats and proteins.
This is how to manipulate the body's normal metabolism because it causes the body lack of carbohydrates so much use of fat as a source of energy. This effect is expected to lose weight because it is used to break the fat period, especially in parts that make the body fat. It would be nice to have a low diet under the supervision of a doctor.
That's a bit of knowledge about the right diet, may be useful.