Simple Carbohydrates

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  • Simple Carbohydrates
  • Organic molecule
  • made of 1 or 2 sugar molecules
  • used as an energy source for living
  • provide chemical energy for our bodies
  • contain  Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen in the ration 1:2:1
  • monosaccharides
    • simple sugar
  • disaccharides
    • 2 monosaccharides  form a chemical bond
  • 2 monosaccharides  form a chemical bond
  • sucrose
    • table sugar
    • made of glucose and + fructose  molecules bonded
  • glucose
    • main carbohydrate
    • bonds with itself to form other types of carbohydrates
    • has 2 structure s: boat + chair
  • main carbohydrate
  • we digest carbs through  a series of chemical reactions
  • lactose
    • found in milk
    • consists of galactose snd glucose
  • Deoxyribose + ribose
    • monosaccharides
    • 5 carbon atoms
    • found in  RNA + DNA

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