Foods with Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates become glucose in the body. They provide the body with essential energy. Metabolism plays a big role in how bodies respond to carbohydrates. Diabetes and other conditions make it important to monitor carbohydrate intake. The average person should take in between 225 and 325 grams of carbohydrates per day. Humans have been ingesting carbohydrates in one form or another throughout their entire existence.