Carbohydrate

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.
What are Carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are one of the most important food groups in the diet. They provide essential elements that the body needs for instant energy production and various vital functions.

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A more complex, holistic approach needed to define carbohydrate quality

A more complex, holistic approach needed to define carbohydrate quality

A drug candidate to prevent adverse reactions due to COVID-19 infection or vaccines

A drug candidate to prevent adverse reactions due to COVID-19 infection or vaccines

Could microalgae-derived antiviral compounds combat SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses?

Could microalgae-derived antiviral compounds combat SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses?

Study reviews natural drug candidates for potential treatment of COVID-19

Study reviews natural drug candidates for potential treatment of COVID-19

Humoral innate pattern recognition molecules against SARS-CoV-2

Humoral innate pattern recognition molecules against SARS-CoV-2

Ketogenic metabolic therapy could work synergistically with IDH1-mutant glioblastoma

Ketogenic metabolic therapy could work synergistically with IDH1-mutant glioblastoma

Study confirms the importance of low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet

Study confirms the importance of low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Scientists explain possible causes of anaphylaxis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination

Scientists explain possible causes of anaphylaxis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination

Glycosylation a significant element in SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccine design, says study

Glycosylation a significant element in SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccine design, says study

Next-generation SARS-CoV-2 subunit vaccine candidate elicits powerful immunity in preclinical trials

Next-generation SARS-CoV-2 subunit vaccine candidate elicits powerful immunity in preclinical trials

Antibodies generated by malaria cross-react with SARS-CoV-2

Antibodies generated by malaria cross-react with SARS-CoV-2

Study: Pink drinks can help people run faster and further compared to clear drinks

Study: Pink drinks can help people run faster and further compared to clear drinks

Complementary medicines for weight loss cannot be justified based on current evidence, review suggests

Complementary medicines for weight loss cannot be justified based on current evidence, review suggests

Mixed tree nut snacks result in significant weight loss and improved satiety

Mixed tree nut snacks result in significant weight loss and improved satiety

Chemotherapy drugs delivered via nanoparticles could improve bowel cancer survival rates

Chemotherapy drugs delivered via nanoparticles could improve bowel cancer survival rates

A new strain of common probiotic can potentially be more effective at protecting infant health

A new strain of common probiotic can potentially be more effective at protecting infant health

Researchers create a cell library to study how various sugars bind to and interact with receptors

Researchers create a cell library to study how various sugars bind to and interact with receptors

SARS-CoV-1 utilizes ORF3a protein to trigger viral release

SARS-CoV-1 utilizes ORF3a protein to trigger viral release

UGA receives NIH contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research

UGA receives NIH contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research