by james refi
Carbohydrates are a group of chemical compounds that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
Animals are able to both use and store the energy that carbohydrates contain. The carbohydrate family includes such organic compounds as sugars, starches, and cellulose.
Carbohydrates with living things
The carbohydrates allow the living thing to have energy to work muscles. When Carbohydrates are eaten they get digested and become sugar and energy in the bloodstream that then help the muscles to work.
what are they in?
there ate different types of carbs
Monosaccharaides - which contain the smallest amount of glucose
Disaccharides - these are in Maltose,Lactose,Sucrose
Polynucleotides - these are the high complex Chain
there are complex and simple
complex carbs are things like potatoes, corn, tomatoes, pumpkins, carrots, green beans, etc.
simple carbs are things like bread, pasta, cereal, rice, etc.
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