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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Exploring the effects of dietary fiber on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

Exploring the effects of dietary fiber on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

Plant-based foods vs. animal-based foods

Plant-based foods vs. animal-based foods

Envomed appoints Hagai Yehidi as new CEO

Envomed appoints Hagai Yehidi as new CEO

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Eating more foods with higher Food Compass scores lunked to better long-term health outcomes

Eating more foods with higher Food Compass scores lunked to better long-term health outcomes

KEMEPHY diet may be an effective dietary pattern for athletes

KEMEPHY diet may be an effective dietary pattern for athletes

Almond consumption could keep extra kilos at bay, research says

Almond consumption could keep extra kilos at bay, research says

FDA approves first-ever type 1 diabetes delaying drug Tzield (teplizumab-mzwv)

FDA approves first-ever type 1 diabetes delaying drug Tzield (teplizumab-mzwv)

Metabolomic study of genetic regulation of biochemical individuality

Metabolomic study of genetic regulation of biochemical individuality

Ketogenic diet may show more promising results than Mediterranean diets in short-term type 2 diabetes management

Ketogenic diet may show more promising results than Mediterranean diets in short-term type 2 diabetes management

Study illuminates how a typical gut bacterium spreads through the body

Study illuminates how a typical gut bacterium spreads through the body

Private interests in endorsing fluoride-supplemented high-carbohydrate nutritional guidelines

Private interests in endorsing fluoride-supplemented high-carbohydrate nutritional guidelines

Low-carb diet may be a useful approach for preventing and treating Type 2 diabetes

Low-carb diet may be a useful approach for preventing and treating Type 2 diabetes

Study provides a guide to neutralizing Lassa virus using a trio of rare antibodies

Study provides a guide to neutralizing Lassa virus using a trio of rare antibodies

Engineered particles of purified sand could be a potential cure for obesity

Engineered particles of purified sand could be a potential cure for obesity

Researchers examine how fermented vegetables affect inflammation markers in women

Researchers examine how fermented vegetables affect inflammation markers in women

Weight loss gadgets: They provide data to help consumers achieve diet goals, but it still won’t be easy

Weight loss gadgets: They provide data to help consumers achieve diet goals, but it still won’t be easy

How are diet and exercise in bodybuilders associated with the gut microbiota and metabolites?

How are diet and exercise in bodybuilders associated with the gut microbiota and metabolites?

Specific N-glycans regulate the development and functional maturation of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Specific N-glycans regulate the development and functional maturation of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

The potential of NMR-based blood profiling as a single-domain assay to simultaneously predict multidisease onset

The potential of NMR-based blood profiling as a single-domain assay to simultaneously predict multidisease onset