Sugar vs Carbs

Both sugar and carbohydrates play a significant role in our diets and provide energy to fuel our bodies.

Sugar is a type of carbohydrate, but not all carbohydrates are sugar. 

Chemical Structure

Sugars, being simple carbohydrates, are quickly broken down by the body into glucose on the other hand, complex carbohydrates take longer to break down.

Digestion and Absorption

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Sugars are naturally present in foods like fruits and milk , Carbohydrates, on the other hand, are found in a wide variety of foods, including grains, fruits dairy products.


While both sugar and carbohydrates provide energy, complex carbohydrates offer more nutritional value.

Nutritional Value

Consuming excessive amounts of added sugars can contribute to health issues like weight gain, and tooth decay while complex carbohydrates,  can contribute to overall health.

Health Impact

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