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What are starches?


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2012-09-30 09:48:42
2012-09-30 09:48:42
Foods are made up of mainly three major ingredients - fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Starches are complex carbohydrates which are produced by green plants in order to store energy. Starch is most common cereals and root vegetables.

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