Explain the meaning of the picture given below:-

A carbohydrate is a bio-molecule consisting of carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) atoms, it is also known as saccharides or carbs.

The picture you posted shows the type of carbohydrates with their examples, that is, sugar and starch.

Carbohydrates (or carbs) are divided into two major types: Simple and Complex.

1. Simple carbohydrates: These are also called simple sugars or table sugar. They are found naturally in foods such as fruits, milk, and milk products.

2. Complex carbohydrates: These are also called starches. They are found in grain products such as wheat, bajra, maize, and rice.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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