- Carbohydrates contain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.
- Their main function is to provide energy.
- Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose which is a simple carbohydrate.
- Excess glucose is converted into fatty acids and stored as body fat.
- Starch and sugar are the main carbohydrates.
Monnosaccharides - single/simpple sugars
Glucose - found in fruit and vegetables, brain food
Fructose - fruit sugar