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Carbohydrates that are rich in fiber and low in simple sugar.

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What are complex carbohydrates?

The carbohydrates that are made up of sugar molecules that are strung together in long, complex chains found in foods such as salads, peas, beans, whole grains, and vegetables. Both simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates are turned to glucose also known as blood sugar in the body and are used as energy.

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