Simple carbohydrates

[sim-puhl kahr-boh-hahy-dreytz]

Simple carbohydrates have one (single) or two (double) sugars. Examples of single sugars from foods include fructose (found in fruits) and galactose (found in milk products). Double sugars include lactose (found in dairy), maltose (found in certain vegetables and in beer), and sucrose (table sugar).

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