WHAT ARE CARBS?
Carbs, or carbohydrates, are molecules that have carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms.In nutrition. Carbs refers to one of the three macronutrients.
Dietary carbohydrates can be split into three main categories:
Sugars: Sweet, short-chain carbohydrates found in foods. Examples are glucose, fructose, galactose and sucrose.
Starches: Long chains of glucose molecules, which eventually get broken down into glucose in the digestive system.
Fiber: Humans can not digest fiber, although the bacteria in the digestive system can make use of some of them.