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Carbohydrates or saccharides are the most abundant of the four major classes of biomolecules. They fill numerous roles in living things, such as the storage and transport of energy and structural components . In addition,...
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The International Food Information Council communicates science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, ...
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carbohydrate ( ) n. Any of a group of organic compounds that includes sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums and serves as a major energy source in
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Explains what carbohydrates are, the difference between high-glycemic and low-glycemic carbs, and the benefits and risks of low-carb diets.
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Carbohydrates are a component of food. Find out why you need them in this article for kids. ... Kids>Staying Healthy>Fabulous Food>Learning About Carbohydrates ...
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Even though they've been blamed for the obesity epidemic in America, carbohydrates are a necessary part of a healthy diet for both kids and adults.
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Your body breaks down carbohydrates, or carbs, into fuel for use by your cells ... Starches are complex carbohydrates that take longer to be digested and include ...
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Explains how the body uses carbohydrates as an energy source.
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We hear so much about them ... but just what are carbohydrates and what do they do? ... What's the Difference Between Simple and Complex Carbohydrates? ...
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Carbohydrates are the most abundant class of organic compounds found in living organisms. ... The carbohydrates are a major source of metabolic energy, both ...
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The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too—you just have to know how to choose them. ... Carbohydrates are found in fruits, vegetables, beans, ...
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Carbohydrates spare protein so that protein can concentrate on building, ... For fat to be metabolized properly, carbohydrates must be present. ...
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User-created article on the trend of low-carbohydrate diets, including arguments for and against, information on related diets, and links.
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Brief and Straightforward Guide: What are Carbohydrates? ... Carbohydrates, or saccharides, are sugars and starches, which provide energy for ...
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Carbohydrates are one of the main dietary components. ... The primary function of carbohydrates is to provide energy for the body, ...
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Carbohydrates ... Carbohydrate Content (in Grams) of Selected Foods per Common Measure(National ... Choose Carbohydrates Wisely(Dept. of Agriculture) - Links to PDF ...
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A summary of Functions of Carbohydrates in 's Carbohydrates. ... So why are carbohydrates important if the body can use other carbon compounds ...
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In recent years, carbohydrates have been classified on the basis of their ... Carbohydrates: The Disaccharides and Poly-Saccharides ...
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