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What are Carbohydrates???? Carbohydrates are  energy-providing  nutrients.  Carbohydrates 
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Carbohydrates (Carbohydrates are divided into two types, simple and complex. The classification is based  on the chemical structure and reflects how quickly sugar is digested and absorbed. ) Simple  Simple  carbohydrates are  also called simple  sugars and are  chemically made of  one or two sugars.  A simple sugar can  be just what the  name implies, the  Complex Complex  carbohydrates are  also known as  starches and are  made of three or  more linked sugars.  Grains such as  bread, pasta,  oatmeal and rice 
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Simple Carbohydrates Simple carbohydrates  require little digestion  and thus are a quick  energy source. Fruits,  fruit juices and milk  contain simple sugars  (carbohydrates) that  provide valuable  nutrients in addition to  an energy boost. 
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Complex Carbohydrate The majority of 
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course HEALTHCARE 240 taught by Professor Myles during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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