COMPLEX CARBOHIDRATE CLASSES
Main complex carbohydrates
Main types of complex carbohydrates
From a scientific point of view the complex carbohydrates are composed of disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides.
From a dietary point of view, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides have been considered complex carbohydrates, excluding the disaccharides that have been included in the group of simple carbohydrates. (More on them in "simple carbohydrates", listed above)
Some foods containing complex carbohydrates
Main complex carbohydrates belonging to the oligosaccharides
Among the main complex carbohydrates belonging to the oligosaccharides we have the following:
Main complex carbohydrates belonging to polysaccharides
Among the main complex carbohydrates belonging to polysaccharides we have the following:
More information on carbohydrates in the listing above.
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