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Are complex carbs fat or water soluble?

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leahbraz | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 12, 2009 at 11:43 PM via web

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Are complex carbs fat or water soluble?

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marilynn07 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted October 13, 2009 at 12:15 AM (Answer #1)

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Complex carbohydrates are long chains of sugar molecules (polysaccharides) that are not quickly broken down by the body into glucose (a monosaccharide). Complex carbs are not fat soluble. Items that are considered complex carbohydrates contain whole grain or whole fruit items rather than refined starch, white sugar, or high fructose (monosaccharide) corn syrup.

Complex carbohydrates contain more than one sugar molecule which gives them the name complex or the prefix poly- before saccharide (sugar).

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ozone | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted October 13, 2009 at 7:49 PM (Answer #2)

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Carba Fat

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