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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.
Group of genes linked to longer lifespan in fruit flies discovered

Group of genes linked to longer lifespan in fruit flies discovered

Diet and physical exercise do not reduce risk of gestational diabetes

Diet and physical exercise do not reduce risk of gestational diabetes

What happens when you eliminate sugar and adopt the keto diet?

What happens when you eliminate sugar and adopt the keto diet?

Using NMR to Study Protein Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms

Using NMR to Study Protein Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms

Carbohydrate plays important role in regulating blood pressure, research suggests

Carbohydrate plays important role in regulating blood pressure, research suggests

High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults

High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults

ALS mobility and survival could be improved by increasing glucose

ALS mobility and survival could be improved by increasing glucose

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could increase risk of developing diabetes

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could increase risk of developing diabetes

Low-carb diet may reverse metabolic syndrome independent of weight loss

Low-carb diet may reverse metabolic syndrome independent of weight loss

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to assess impact of Med-South behavioral weight loss program

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to assess impact of Med-South behavioral weight loss program

Researchers discover that pine nut shells are non-toxic and increase physical endurance

Researchers discover that pine nut shells are non-toxic and increase physical endurance

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Are DNA-based diets and personalized 'medical foods' the future for weight loss?

Are DNA-based diets and personalized 'medical foods' the future for weight loss?

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