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A carbohydrate is an organic compound with general formula C''m''(H2O)''n'', that is, consisting only of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, the last two in the 2:1 atom ratio. Carbohydrates can be viewed as hydrates of carbon, hence their name.
New type of insulin could prevent hypoglycemia in diabetics

New type of insulin could prevent hypoglycemia in diabetics

Mediterranean diet shown to help prevent diabetes and protect the heart

Mediterranean diet shown to help prevent diabetes and protect the heart

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Montmorency tart cherries could exert beneficial effects for adults with metabolic syndrome

Montmorency tart cherries could exert beneficial effects for adults with metabolic syndrome

Protein supplements containing BCAA may have ‘detrimental effects’ on health and lifespan

Protein supplements containing BCAA may have ‘detrimental effects’ on health and lifespan

UK Sugar Tax may ‘not be most effective tactic’ for childhood obesity

UK Sugar Tax may ‘not be most effective tactic’ for childhood obesity

Breakthrough study may lead to development of new, effective drugs for epilepsy

Breakthrough study may lead to development of new, effective drugs for epilepsy

New study finds how the body adapts to occasional short-term overeating

New study finds how the body adapts to occasional short-term overeating

Eggs for breakfast benefit people with Type 2 diabetes

Eggs for breakfast benefit people with Type 2 diabetes

Study: Consuming sugar does not improve mood and makes people more tired

Study: Consuming sugar does not improve mood and makes people more tired

New class of molecules could someday become basis for Zika-specific therapeutic

New class of molecules could someday become basis for Zika-specific therapeutic

Canadian maple syrup can be used as energy source during endurance exercise

Canadian maple syrup can be used as energy source during endurance exercise

Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction

Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Females on ketogenic diet fail to show metabolic benefits in animal model

Females on ketogenic diet fail to show metabolic benefits in animal model

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

Blood donors' leftover immune cells provide crucial insights into antibody affinity

Blood donors' leftover immune cells provide crucial insights into antibody affinity

Researchers move one step closer to finding a cure for spina bifida

Researchers move one step closer to finding a cure for spina bifida

Mechanism through which bacteria attack the immune system discovered

Mechanism through which bacteria attack the immune system discovered

Low-carb diets linked to atrial fibrillation

Low-carb diets linked to atrial fibrillation