What are carbohydrates?
The carbohydrate group includes sugar, starch, and fiber. Most forms of carbohydrates are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Plants are the main source of carbohydrates. During photosynthesis, plants produce glucose by using carbon and oxygen from carbon dioxide in the air, hydrogen from the water, and energy from the sun. Plant either store the glucose or transform it into starch, fiber, fat, or protein….