CARBOHYDRATES:

CARBOHYDRATES ….. provide ENERGY
STRUCTURE:
simple carbohydrates
complex carbohydrates
sugars
starches
single molecule
= mono-saccharide
long chains of glucose
= poly-saccharides
double molecule
= di-saccharide

soluble
not soluble
..........ose (name of a sugar)
e.g. glucose, fructose, lactose, sucrose
FUNCTION:
short-term energy
long-term energy
stored energy
SOURCES:
plants
fruit
vegetables
food with sugar e.g. sweets, biscuits, cakes
plants
cereals e.g. wheat, rice...