Macronutrients – Carbohydrates

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    56 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Carbohydrates are the main source of energy that produces ATP in the body. The new RDA for carbohydrates for children, adolescents, and adults is 130 g/day. However, this level of intake is typically exceeded to meet energy needs while consuming acceptable intake levels of protein and fats. read more »»

No recommendations are made based on the glycemic index; this is due to the lack of enough evidence on the prevention of chronic diseases in healthy individuals. Children and adolescents should get approximately 45 to 65% of their daily energy from carbohydrates.

Who should attend?

  • General Public
  • Medical students
  • Fitness enthusiasts
  • Dieticians

Key concepts covered include:

This course will help you to

  • Understand the functions of carbohydrates
  • Enlist different types of carbohydrates
  • Learn about the pathway for carbohydrate metabolism
  • Describe various conditions such as lactate intolerance, hypoglycemia, diabetes mellitus


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

For: beginners

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