We recognize carbohydrates as carbs and sugars. Carbs constitute 80% of the food calories intake of humankind. The major food ingredients consumed by the human is starch, providing 75-80% of the total food calories intake.

Carbohydrate, a term derived from the German ‘kohlenhydrat’ and similar to the French ‘hydrate de carbone’, expresses the early determined elemental composition of Cx(H2O)y, continue reading…