Posts Tagged ‘carbohydrates’

We need glucose for energy – so why not eat sugar?

I have already talked about how the body breaks down the carbohydrates we eat into glucose molecules, and as we know, glucose is a type of sugar. The body then transports the glucose to its many cells where it is used as energy in carrying out bodily functions and movements. So the question that comes […]

Tags: , ,

What exactly are carbohydrates?

I’m not a nutritionist.  Or  a scientist.  I did the usual science lessons at school and I also took Food Technology (that means Home Economics…) and I have a vague notion of some of the scientific building blocks involved in food although I know at one stage I learnt a reasonable amount about them.  So […]

Tags: ,