The main function of carbohydrates is to provide energy to the body specially to the brain and the nervous system. The organism transforms starches and sugars intoglucose. The necessities of the organism are covered by the feeding. The carbohydrates can be absorbed directly in the intestine, with no need of being degraded. Onceabsorbed the happen to the liver that is able to store them in glycogn form. This it is transformed continuously into glucose that happens to the blood and that isable to store them in glycogen form. This it is transformed continuously into glucose that happens to the blood and that is consmed by all the cells of the organism.The glucidos maxime amount of that we can only ingest is limited by its caloric value and our power necessities, that is limited by its cloric value and our powernecessities, that is to say, by the obseity that we pruned to tolerate. The family of carbohydrate includes the one of sugars and starches. Although both types ofcarbohydrates are transformed into glucose. The rich starch foods, like grains and vegetables usually they replace vitamins, minerals and fibers. However the sugars likecaramels, pudines, sweetened cereals, provide empty calories, that provide energy but nonnutrients.
Nutritional carbohydrate sources the organism obtains carbohydratesof the vegetables kingdom, feculas and sugars are in abundance in.
the excess of carbohydrates in the feeding causes the obesity. The lack of carbohydratescaused the malnutrition.
Of origin animal: thin meat, greasy meat, milk of cow, eggs.
Of vegetable origin: vegetables, flour of wheat, bread, popes, col, fruits.