Though consuming carbohydrate is not that crucial because we get all our energy from fat and protein, carbohydrate is important for brain and its neurons as they are not able to burn fats. So, the brain and all its neurons require glucose as the source of energy.
As per the recommendation of The Institute of Medicine, you need 130 grams of carbohydrates every day. This value is nothing but the typical glucose need of your brain and its neurons for energy.
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