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carbohydrate

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An abundant and diverse group of compounds that have the general formula C n (H2O) n . The smallest are monosaccharides like glucose,...

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carbohydrate

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 264 words.

Carbohydrates are the major metabolic fuels, the sugars and starches. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in the

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carbohydrate

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 263 words.

Carbohydrates are the major metabolic fuels, the sugars and starches. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in the

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carbohydrate

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 19 words.

a compound, having the general formula CxH2xOx. Common examples of carbohydrates are glucose, cellulose,

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carbohydrate

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 19 words.

a compound, having the general formula CxH2xOx. Common examples of carbohydrates are glucose, cellulose,

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carbohydrates

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 281 words.

Carbohydrates are the most accessible and most used form of fuel in the body. One gram yields approximately 4 Calories

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carbohydrates

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 281 words.

Carbohydrates are the most accessible and most used form of fuel in the body. One gram yields approximately 4 Calories

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carbohydrate

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 70 words.

Organic compound of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen that is a constituent of many foodstuffs. The simplest carbohydrates are sugars.

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carbohydrate

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 115 words.

One of a group of organic compounds based on the general formula C x (H2O) y . The simplest carbohydrates are the ...

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carbohydrate

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 80 words.

A biological molecule made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. As a food, carbohydrates are the main source of energy for the body and are made up of sugars, starches, and fibre, all...

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complex carbohydrate

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 97 words.

Complex carbohydrates are polysaccharides. They include starches and cellulose. The more complex a carbohydrate is, the longer it takes to

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complex carbohydrate

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 97 words.

Complex carbohydrates are polysaccharides. They include starches and cellulose. The more complex a carbohydrate is, the longer it takes to

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Carbohydrate intolerance

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis.

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

March 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Paediatrics. 1272 words.

Carbohydrates in the diet 128

Carbohydrate digestion 129

Hypolactasia/lactose intolerance 130

Congeni...

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complex carbohydrate

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A carbohydrate that consists mainly of polysaccharides. Complex carbohydrates are common in unrefined foods, such as wholemeal bread. In addition to carbohydrates, these foods are usually a...

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complex carbohydrate

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 36 words.

A carbohydrate that consists mainly of polysaccharides. Complex carbohydrates are common in unrefined foods, such as wholemeal bread. In addition to carbohydrates, these foods are usually a...

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simple carbohydrate

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A refined, highly processed carbohydrate that consists mainly of disaccharides or monosaccharides. Foods rich in simple carbohydrate usually lack minerals, vitamins, and roughage.

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simple carbohydrate

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 25 words.

A refined, highly processed carbohydrate that consists mainly of disaccharides or monosaccharides. Foods rich in simple carbohydrate usually lack minerals, vitamins, and roughage....

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carbohydrate, unavailable

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 53 words.

A general term for those carbohydrates present in foods that are not digested, and are therefore excluded from calculations of

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carbohydrate, unavailable

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 53 words.

A general term for those carbohydrates present in foods that are not digested, and are therefore excluded from calculations of

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carbohydrate loading

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 509 words.

A classic experiment showed that a high carbohydrate diet can triple an athlete's endurance. It compared fuel use during exercise

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carbohydrate loading

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 510 words.

A classic experiment showed that a high carbohydrate diet can triple an athlete's endurance. It compared fuel use during exercise

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