By: kyle marshall

A carbohydrate is a group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissue including sugars, starch, and cellulose.

Most carbohydrates come from foods of plant origin. The major simple carbohydrates or sugars are glucose, maltose, fructose, and sucrose which comes from plants. Justus von descoved that carbs gave your body fuel 1800s

The role of carbohydrates in the body includes providing energy for working muscles, providing fuel for the central nervous system, enabling fat metabolism, and preventing preventing protein from being used as energy.

Carbohydrates provides your body with energy. The simplest are sugars, like glucose, fructose, sucrose and lactose.


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