carbohydrate carbohydrate  /ˌkɑr boʊ ˈhaɪd ˌreɪt/


  • (n) an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain



  1. Research on controlled-carbohydrate programs demonstrates that subjects find them easy to follow and effective in helping them lose weight.
  2. Instead, it says, a mysterious carbohydrate-destroying enzyme has been added.
  3. More important, nothing suggests that apple-shaped people should simply dash out to sign up for an Atkins-type low-carbohydrate diet.


  1. Quick Fix: Mediterranean Egg Salad Sandwich

    Here’s a quick egg salad sandwich that takes minutes to make and won’t break your calorie or carbohydrate bank. Olives and red peppers are ingredients associated with the sunny Mediterranean countries. They add zing to this quick egg salad.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Pantagraph

  2. Discovery of how a gene that regulates factors involved in bacteria pathogenicity acts

    ( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) In a piece of work carried out by the Carbohydrate Metabolism Research Team of the Institute of Agrobiotechnology, the discovery has been made of the way in which the glgS gene (now renamed as the "surface composition regulator", scoR) acts in bacteria and how the mechanisms involved in bacterial infection can be altered by manipulating this gene, which indirectly affects ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. The simpler things

    There is no shortage of flour in Italian cuisine. From pizza and bruschetta to pasta and pastries, every staple food of Italy contains flour with no sign of whole wheat in sight. Yet despite the carbohydrate-dominated cuisine, the Italian population enjoys slimmer bodies and active elders.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Technician

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  1. In an accompanying editorial, Dr Walter Willett, from the Harvard School of Public Health in the US, said: "We can no longer dismiss very-low-carbohydrate diets."
    on May 17, 2004 By: Walter Willett Source: BBC News

  2. "Cut out the processed foods and adjust your carbohydrate levels," said Glenn.
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Glenn Source: Edmond Sun

  3. "Researchers at the world-renowned Burnet Institute in Melbourne have created the new formula using mannan, a carbohydrate found in plants and yeast, which added to the normal flu vaccine acts as an immune booster," Mr. Jennings said. "Mannan...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Gavin Jennings Source: Business Wire (press release)

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