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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Study reveals critical role of ADGRF5 in maintaining glomerular filtration barrier integrity

Study reveals critical role of ADGRF5 in maintaining glomerular filtration barrier integrity

Can nuts boost weight loss and blood sugar control on a calorie-restricted diet?

Can nuts boost weight loss and blood sugar control on a calorie-restricted diet?

Study reveals cognitive benefits of ketogenic diet in aged mice

Study reveals cognitive benefits of ketogenic diet in aged mice

New dietary recommendations for patients on latest anti-obesity medications like Ozempic

New dietary recommendations for patients on latest anti-obesity medications like Ozempic

How ketone bodies contribute to brain health and memory preservation

How ketone bodies contribute to brain health and memory preservation

Study reveals the effects of protein-rich diets on the gut microbiome and overall health

Study reveals the effects of protein-rich diets on the gut microbiome and overall health

Study reveals individual differences in fasting-induced ketosis and its health benefits

Study reveals individual differences in fasting-induced ketosis and its health benefits

Circadian misalignment in teens linked to carbohydrate consumption and sedentary behavior

Circadian misalignment in teens linked to carbohydrate consumption and sedentary behavior

Intermittent fasting with protein pacing trumps calorie restriction in gut health and weight loss

Intermittent fasting with protein pacing trumps calorie restriction in gut health and weight loss

Ultra-processed foods linked to insomnia risk

Ultra-processed foods linked to insomnia risk

Study links high sugar intake to lower childhood asthma risk, while fat, magnesium, and vitamin D increase it

Study links high sugar intake to lower childhood asthma risk, while fat, magnesium, and vitamin D increase it

Ketogenic diet shows promise in treating anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders, study finds

Ketogenic diet shows promise in treating anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders, study finds

Mouse study finds PFAS exposure in fathers disrupts offspring's gene expression

Mouse study finds PFAS exposure in fathers disrupts offspring's gene expression

Eating more potatoes may lower your risk of heart disease and early death, study finds

Eating more potatoes may lower your risk of heart disease and early death, study finds

Ketogenic diets linked to cellular aging in vital organs, new study finds

Ketogenic diets linked to cellular aging in vital organs, new study finds

New study identifies key protein biomarkers for early detection of pancreatic cancer

New study identifies key protein biomarkers for early detection of pancreatic cancer

Continuous long-term ketogenic diet may induce cellular senescence in multiple organs

Continuous long-term ketogenic diet may induce cellular senescence in multiple organs

Gut microbiota and obesity: New study shows promising results with probiotic and prebiotic intervention

Gut microbiota and obesity: New study shows promising results with probiotic and prebiotic intervention

Lactate is essential to buffering the effects of a carbohydrate meal, study shows

Lactate is essential to buffering the effects of a carbohydrate meal, study shows

Keto diet enhances fungal meningitis treatment

Keto diet enhances fungal meningitis treatment

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