Carbohydrates

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Carbohdrates

Intrinsic Sugars 

From part of the cell structure of plants in some fruits and vegetables. Here are some of the sugars and were they can be found;

Fructose; found in fruit and honey 

Glucose; found in ripe fruits and some vegetables such as onions and beetroot.

Galacotse; found in milk as part of the sugar in milk called lactose.

Lactose; found in milk and milk products 

Extrinsic Sugars

Not part of the cell structure of plants, but are added to foods to provide sweetness and a quick source of energy.

Sucrose; Obtained by refining cane sugar or sugar beet. This

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