Carbohydrates are the main energy source for the human body. Common sources include, bread, pasta, rice, beans and vegetables. Common sources of dietary fiber are fruits, vegetables, beans, and the indigestible parts of whole grains like wheat bran and oat bran. On the food pyramid carbohydrates are found on the bottom two layers.
45% to 65% of total calories
1000 calorie diet = 450 to 650 calories of carbs a day
1200 calorie diet = 540 to 780 calories of carbs a day
1400 calorie diet = 640 to 910 calories of carbs a day
1700 calorie diet = 765 to 1105 calories of carbs a day
2000 calorie diet = 900 to 1300 calories of carbs a day