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Reanalyzing Carbs-What are Carbohydrates

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CARBOHYDRATES Carbohydrates are those foods that are broken down to sugars. There are different types of sugars that vary according to their chemical structure. Simple sugars, or monosaccharides, consist of glucose, fructose, mannose, galactose, and xylose. These sugars are effortlessly digested and absorbed. Disaccharides are plain sugars poised of two monosaccharides. Sucrose is a disaccharide consisting of fructose and glucose. Lactose is made up of glucose and galactose, while maltose is composed of 2 molecules of glucose. Polysaccharides are made up of 10 or more molecules. Some of these escapeRead More