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Macronutrients

Carbohydrates

3 kinds of carbs:
Sugar
This shows a sugar called glucose

Starch
This shows one end of a starch molecule. Starches, also called complex carbohydrates can have very long molecules made up of many sugars linked together
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Fiber
Tend to interconnect with other fiber molecules. Shown here is one fiber molecule, interconnected with two other fiber molecules.
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Mass: Varies a lot, but fibers are very heavy molecules
Carbs moving through the digestive system
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