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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the bodies favourite energy source.

Carbohydrates = Carbon, Hydrogen and oxygen  ( C,H,O)

Carbs are the favourite energy source because they access rapidly

Glucose are the only fuel source for brain tissue.

All carbs are made up from simple sugars or mono-saccharides.

Monosaccharide, disaccharides or Polysaccharides

Simple Carbs

Mono & disaccharides are found in fruits , honey & milk

they’re arranged on different ways to effect sweetness

Simplest  of all carbohydrates are glucose because of their accessibility.

Absorbed int he small intestine/ stored in the liver and muscles.

Glycogen is broken down to form ATP


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