Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates Definition:

Carbohydrates, commonly referred to as sugars, are polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones with molecular formula CxH2xOx.

Carbohydrates Explained:

Carbohydrates form one of the major macro nutrient compounds for living organisms. Energy, in the for of ATP, is derived from carbohydrates. Let’s look at the most common known carbohydrate, glucose: