Carbohydrates are found in almost all living things and play a critical role in the proper functioning of the immune system, fertilization, blood clotting, and human development.
A deficiency of carbohydrates can lead to impaired functioning of all these systems, however, in the Western world, deficiency is rare.
Excessive consumption of carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates like sugar or corn syrup, can lead to obesity, type II diabetes, and cancer.
Unhealthy high carbohydrate foods include pancakes, soft pretzels, bread products, ready to eat cereals, milkshakes, ice-cream, cereal bars, cake, pies, muffins, sweetened canned fruits, sugary drinks, fruit juices, corn chips, potato chips, and candies. Healthy high carbohydrate foods includes whole grains, beans, vegetables, fresh fruits, nuts, and seeds. The daily value (%DV) for carbohydrates is 300 grams.
|#1 Sweet and Sour Chicken||56% DV (168.5g) in per order|
|#2 Vegetable Lo Mein||50% DV (149.4g) in per order|
|#3 Applebees Crunchy Onion Rings||47% DV (140.6g) in per order|
|#4 McDonalds Hot Cakes||34% DV (101.8g) in per order|
|#5 Carrabbas Italian Grill Spaghetti With Pomodoro Sauce||30% DV (91.1g) in per order|
|#6 Olive Garden Spaghetti With Meat Sauce||30% DV (90.2g) in per order|
|#7 McDonalds McFlurry With Oreo Cookies||29% DV (86.1g) in per 12oz shake|
|#8 Taco Bell Taco Salad||27% DV (80.5g) in per order|
|#9 TGI Fridays French Fries||23% DV (67.9g) in per order|
|#10 Dennys Mozzarella Cheese Sticks||21% DV (62.1g) in per order|