What is the difference between a simple sugar and a complex carbohydrate?
Here, we are going to differentiate between a simple sugar and a complex carbohydrate.
Carbohydrates are classified into two forms.Simple sugarComplex
Simple sugars are one type of carbohydrates which have the most basic chemical structure (C6H12O6). For example: Glucose, fructose etc.
It is made up of one or two sugars. For example: Glucose, fructose, sucrose etc.
Simple sugars are easily digested and used up. So it requires in large quantities.