Which is the simplest carbohydrate?

Glucose is the simplest carbohydrate.

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

These are the sugars, starches, and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables, and milk products.

Common foods that include carbohydrates are:

1. Grains & Vegetables such as rice, wheat, maize, barley, potatoes, and sweet potatoes are rich in starch.

2. Fruits, such as bananas, apples, berries, mangoes, and oranges.

3. Dairy products, such as milk. Cheese, butter, and yogurt.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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