Roles of carbohydrate
Primary energy Carbohydrate provide 70%
energy required by the body.
Important structural components of cells
Each cell has carbohydrates, about 2%-10%.
Biological recognition processes
Brain and nerve cells are very dependent upon glucose for their functioning.
When the blood glucose level drops, Brain tissues don’t get the supply of energy is being linked to dysfunction and symptoms of dizziness, palpitations, cold sweats, and even coma.
Improve gut function
Dietary fiber improve colon health , prevent constipation. Also, lower cholesterol level and stabilize blood sugar.
58g white rice（~1 cup)
Reduce intake of Refined carbohydrate
Refined carbohydrate provide only calories but little nutritional value, is “Empty calories”. Example:
- White Flour
- Soft Drinks
Risk of Excessive intake of sugar
- Related to 76 diseases
- Fatty liver
- Type 2 diabetes
- Cardiovascular diseases
Eat More Whole Food
- Unprocessed food
- Complete nutrients
- High nutritional value
- Stable blood sugar level
- High fibre, wholegrains
Eat Less Refined carbo
- Processed food
- Empty calories
- Easily hungry
- Sugar spike insulin insensitivity cause diabetes
- Low fibre
Source: Alpha Nutrition Academy
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