Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 5

Carbohydrates as a Source of Energy and an Essential Component of Food. The Most Important Role of Carbohydrates in Intestinal Function and the Formation of the Human Microbiome. Excess Carbohydrates as a Consequence of Overweight and Reduced Life Expectancy

Olga Viktorovna Ivanchikhina*

Department of Natural Healthy Nutrition, Autonomous Non-commercial Organization of Higher Education “Baltic Polytechnic Institute”, Russia

*Corresponding Author: Olga Viktorovna Ivanchikhina, Department of Natural Healthy Nutrition, Autonomous Non-commercial Organization of Higher Education “Baltic Polytechnic Institute”, Russia.

Received: March 29, 2023; Published: April 13, 2023

Abstract

Such nutrient as carbohydrates is an important source of energy substrate for the human body as a whole and for each individual organ system separately. Thus, carbohydrates provide 60% of energy, which is directly related to the quality of human life, that is, this topic tends to be relevant, mainly due to the fact that violation of the amount of carbohydrates in the diet can cause a number of different pathological conditions of chronic genesis.

This study provides information on carbohydrates in general, focusing on the key functions of this nutrient and how much carbohydrate is considered optimal for the human body.

Keywords: Nutrition; Diet; Carbohydrates; Fiber; Glucose; Sugar; Human Body

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Citation

Citation: Olga Viktorovna Ivanchikhina. “Carbohydrates as a Source of Energy and an Essential Component of Food. The Most Important Role of Carbohydrates in Intestinal Function and the Formation of the Human Microbiome. Excess Carbohydrates as a Consequence of Overweight and Reduced Life Expectancy”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.5 (2023): 103-106.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Olga Viktorovna Ivanchikhina. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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