Carbohydrates are organic compounds which contain only three elements: Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen. Carbohydrates with one ring of carbons are called monosaccarides; with two they are disaccarides and with any more their name is polysaccarides.
Testing for carbohydratesEdit
Testing for starchEdit
add iodene solution to your food sample, a positive result is if it turns bluey black
Testing for reducing sugarsEdit
Why we need carbohydratesEdit
Carbohydrates are the main energy source for the body.