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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The glycemic index falls short in helping Americans achieve dietary recommendations

The glycemic index falls short in helping Americans achieve dietary recommendations

Vegan diets can be used in the management of overweight and type 2 diabetes

Vegan diets can be used in the management of overweight and type 2 diabetes

Marine bioactive compounds against SARS-CoV-2

Marine bioactive compounds against SARS-CoV-2

The human antibody response to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein N-terminal domain in a group of previously infected individuals

The human antibody response to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein N-terminal domain in a group of previously infected individuals

Study investigates the breast milk microbiome in HIV-positive mothers

Study investigates the breast milk microbiome in HIV-positive mothers

Sugary and high glycemic load foods may influence poor oral health

Sugary and high glycemic load foods may influence poor oral health

The effects of prolonged sleep restriction on energy intake, energy expenditure, and regional fat storage in healthy individuals

The effects of prolonged sleep restriction on energy intake, energy expenditure, and regional fat storage in healthy individuals

NTU-developed coating for probiotics ensures effective delivery of beneficial bacteria into the intestine

NTU-developed coating for probiotics ensures effective delivery of beneficial bacteria into the intestine

Sustainable material-based biosensors for SARS-CoV-2 detection

Sustainable material-based biosensors for SARS-CoV-2 detection

Ketogenic diet leads to significant improvements in MS symptoms

Ketogenic diet leads to significant improvements in MS symptoms

New research helps understand the costs behind popular weight loss diets

New research helps understand the costs behind popular weight loss diets

Altered microbiomes in SARS-CoV-2 infection pose threat of antibiotic resistance

Altered microbiomes in SARS-CoV-2 infection pose threat of antibiotic resistance

Ketogenic diet could enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, study shows

Ketogenic diet could enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, study shows

The Role of Glycans in the Cell and Glycans Imaging Method

The Role of Glycans in the Cell and Glycans Imaging Method

New approach to help diabetes patients maintain healthy glucose levels

New approach to help diabetes patients maintain healthy glucose levels

Non-invasive, novel urinary miRNA biomarker panel for colorectal cancer diagnosis

Non-invasive, novel urinary miRNA biomarker panel for colorectal cancer diagnosis

Nanovaccines and their immunomodulatory effect against human viruses

Nanovaccines and their immunomodulatory effect against human viruses

Specific diets have less effect on IBS symptoms than expected

Specific diets have less effect on IBS symptoms than expected

Virginia Tech researchers discover potential target for diagnosing and treating Lyme disease

Virginia Tech researchers discover potential target for diagnosing and treating Lyme disease

Glycosylation and disulfide bonding profile of SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein

Glycosylation and disulfide bonding profile of SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein