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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New type of flour improved the glycemic response of people eating white bread

New type of flour improved the glycemic response of people eating white bread

New peptide can target specific pathogen without damaging the good bacteria

New peptide can target specific pathogen without damaging the good bacteria

SARS-CoV-2 infection increases risk of severe COVID-19 in pregnant women, newborns

SARS-CoV-2 infection increases risk of severe COVID-19 in pregnant women, newborns

UVA researcher evaluates a new approach to managing type 2 diabetes

UVA researcher evaluates a new approach to managing type 2 diabetes

Why are some groups more vulnerable to COVID-19?

Why are some groups more vulnerable to COVID-19?

Mother's diet while breastfeeding can shape the profile of human milk oligosaccharides

Mother's diet while breastfeeding can shape the profile of human milk oligosaccharides

GlycoNet scientists secure up to $4 million US investment to advance regenerative medicine

GlycoNet scientists secure up to $4 million US investment to advance regenerative medicine

Study shows beneficial effects of blackcurrants on post-meal glucose response

Study shows beneficial effects of blackcurrants on post-meal glucose response

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Researchers examine nutritional benefits of meal kits

Researchers examine nutritional benefits of meal kits

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

Study: Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Study: Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Research shows wrinkled 'super pea' may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Research shows wrinkled 'super pea' may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular illnesses linked to dramatic dietary changes

Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular illnesses linked to dramatic dietary changes

Diet may help restore ovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Diet may help restore ovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Why blood type O might lower risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Why blood type O might lower risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Survival probabilities are higher in patients who underwent complex pancreatic surgery

Survival probabilities are higher in patients who underwent complex pancreatic surgery

Heparan sulfate aids COVID-19 virus to penetrate human lung cells

Heparan sulfate aids COVID-19 virus to penetrate human lung cells

RUDN geneticist finds a bifidobacterial protein that can reduce inflammation in COVID-19

RUDN geneticist finds a bifidobacterial protein that can reduce inflammation in COVID-19

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients