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Examples of Sugars

The sugars are crystalline substances essential for the functioning of various organs of our body . There are several types of sugars whose common characteristic is that they are soluble and that they can be introduced into the body through food or produced by the body after processing carbohydrates .

Types of sugars

The  sugars are classified into 3 and depends on the units in which are compounds, these are:  monosaccharides (simple sugars), disaccharides (double) and trisaccharides (triple).

The excess of this some types of sugars in the body can be harmful to our body and that is why it is necessary that you do not exceed when consuming them.

Examples of sugars

  • Maltose
  • Lactose
  • Glucose
  • Fructose
  • Galactose
  • Ribose
  • Mannose
  • Saccharose
  • Maltotriose
  • Raffinose
  • Isomalt
  • Trehalose

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