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CARBOHYDRATE

CARBOHYDRATES Are chemical compounds


which contains carbon,hydrogen and oxygen
in a particular ratio
Simple unit of carbohydrates are called
monosaccharides...eg.glucose
Two monosaccharides joined together to
form disaccharides....eg.maltose
More than two monosaccharides joined
together to form polysaccharides....eg.
starch




It provide energy and regulation of blood
glucose

Sparing the use of proteins for energy

Biological recognition processes

o Dietary fiber