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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.
People with more copies of AMY1 gene digest starchy carbohydrates faster

People with more copies of AMY1 gene digest starchy carbohydrates faster

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

Active role of water in a promising biomarker against cancer

Active role of water in a promising biomarker against cancer

Discovery of gene mutation could offer benefit for people suffering from diabetes, heart disease, obesity

Discovery of gene mutation could offer benefit for people suffering from diabetes, heart disease, obesity

Food scientists can employ bacteriophage to destroy E. coli in drinking water

Food scientists can employ bacteriophage to destroy E. coli in drinking water

Diets rich in carbohydrates reduce body weight and fat

Diets rich in carbohydrates reduce body weight and fat

New findings on characteristics of Burning Mouth Syndrome

New findings on characteristics of Burning Mouth Syndrome

Health Care Apps and the Empowered Patient

Health Care Apps and the Empowered Patient

Molecule produced during fasting appears to have anti-aging effects on vascular system

Molecule produced during fasting appears to have anti-aging effects on vascular system

Chigger bites may trigger allergic reaction to red meat

Chigger bites may trigger allergic reaction to red meat

Food increases thermogenesis of brown fat

Food increases thermogenesis of brown fat

USPTO awards two more patent allowances to Glytec for its insulin optimization system

USPTO awards two more patent allowances to Glytec for its insulin optimization system

Low carbohydrate diet can increase risk of premature death, finds study

Low carbohydrate diet can increase risk of premature death, finds study

Restricting consumption of high-sucrose diet to active part of day avoids adverse effects in rats

Restricting consumption of high-sucrose diet to active part of day avoids adverse effects in rats

Scientists examine effects of consuming high-protein milk at breakfast on blood glucose levels, satiety

Scientists examine effects of consuming high-protein milk at breakfast on blood glucose levels, satiety

Scientists study effects of eating breakfast versus fasting overnight before exercise

Scientists study effects of eating breakfast versus fasting overnight before exercise

Scientists define key binding characteristics of protein associated with heart disease and breast cancer

Scientists define key binding characteristics of protein associated with heart disease and breast cancer

Ketogenic diet may raise risk of diabetes finds study

Ketogenic diet may raise risk of diabetes finds study

Dietary carbohydrates linked to increased risk of osteoarthritis

Dietary carbohydrates linked to increased risk of osteoarthritis

New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes