Simple Carbs vs Complex Carbs — What is the Difference?

Why Did Life Decide to Use Carbon?

Alexandra Iulia Soare
2 min readApr 15, 2020

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Do you remember the periodic table? There are about 118 elements over there, but the human body is made 97% by only six elements: hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and carbon.

Carbo-hydrates are made of CARBON and H20. Why pick carbon as an energy source? There are elements…

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Alexandra Iulia Soare

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