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carbohydrates
 
one of the three main classes of food and a source of energy. carbohydrates are the sugars and starches found in breads, cereals, fruits, and vegetables, which, during digestion, carbohydrates are changed into a simple sugar called glucose. glucose is stored in the liver until cells need it for energy.

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