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car·bo·hy·drate

 (kär′bō-hī′drāt′)
n.
Any of a group of organic compounds that includes sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums and serves as a major energy source in the diet of animals. These compounds are produced by photosynthetic plants and contain only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, usually in the ratio 1:2:1.

carbohydrate

(ˌkɑːbəʊˈhaɪdreɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a large group of organic compounds, including sugars, such as sucrose, and polysaccharides, such as cellulose, glycogen, and starch, that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, with the general formula Cm(H2O)n: an important source of food and energy for animals. Informal term: carb

car•bo•hy•drate

(ˌkɑr boʊˈhaɪ dreɪt, -bə-)

n.
any of a class of organic compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, including starches and sugars, produced in green plants by photosynthesis: important source of food for animals and people.
[1865–70]

car·bo·hy·drate

(kär′bō-hī′drāt′)
Any of a large class of organic compounds consisting of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, usually with twice as many hydrogen atoms as carbon or oxygen atoms. Carbohydrates are produced in green plants by photosynthesis and serve as a major energy source in animal diets. Sugars, starches, and cellulose are all carbohydrates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbohydrate - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animalscarbohydrate - 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
ribose - a pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid
beet sugar - sugar made from sugar beets
cane sugar - sucrose obtained from sugar cane
deoxyribose - a sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids
invert sugar - a mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose; found naturally in fruits; sweeter than glucose
macromolecule, supermolecule - any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
maple sugar - sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar - a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
oligosaccharide - any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
polyose, polysaccharide - any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
jaggary, jaggery, jagghery - unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
wood sugar, xylose - a sugar extracted from wood or straw; used in foods for diabetics
Translations
كابوهيدرات: هيدراتات الفحمكَرْبُوهَيْدرات
sachariduhlovodan
kulhydrat
hiilihydraatti
ugljikohidrat
szénhidrát
kolvetnisykra, kolvetni
炭水化物たんすいかぶつ
탄수화물
angliavandenis
ogļhidrāts
uhľohydrát
kolhydrat
คาร์โบไฮเดรท
hyđat-cacbonhyđrat cácbon

carbohydrate

[ˈkɑːbəʊˈhaɪdreɪt] N (Chem) → hidrato m de carbono; (= starch in food) → fécula f

carbohydrate

[ˌkɑːrbəʊˈhaɪdreɪt]
n (CHEMISTRY) (= substance) → glucide m, hydrate m de carbone carbohydrates
npl (= foods) → farineux mpl, féculents mpl
modif
a high-carbohydrate diet → une alimentation riche en glucides
a low-carbohydrate diet → une alimentation pauvre en glucidescar bomb nvoiture f piégéecar bombing nattentat m à la voiture piégée

carbohydrate

nKohle(n)hydrat nt

carbohydrate

[ˌkɑːbəʊˈhaɪdreɪt] n (Chem) (starchy food) → carboidrato

carbohydrate

(kaːbəˈhaidreit) noun
(any of a group of) substances containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, especially the sugars and starches found in food. Potatoes are full of carbohydrate.

carbohydrate

كَرْبُوهَيْدرات sacharid kulhydrat Kohlenhydrat υδατάνθρακας hidrato de carbono hiilihydraatti glucides ugljikohidrat carboidrato 炭水化物 탄수화물 koolhydraat karbohydrat węglowodan carboidrato, hidrato de carbono углевод kolhydrat คาร์โบไฮเดรท karbonhidrat hyđrat cácbon 碳水化合物

car·bo·hy·drate

n. carbohidrato, grupo de compuestos de carbono, hidrógeno y oxígeno entre los que se encuentran los almidones, azúcares y celulosas;
___ loadingcargada carbohidratos.

carbohydrate

n carbohidrato, hidrato de carbono; complex — carbohidrato complejo; simple — carbohidrato simple
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The South Beach Diet is similar, but allows more carbohydrate consumption.
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The NAS report provides the most comprehensive overview of the role and importance of carbohydrates in the diet, and will be the basis for future labeling changes under consideration by the FDA.
One supplement contained just carbohydrates, another just whey powder, and the last two a mix of creatine with either carbohydrates or whey.
regulate calorie, carbohydrate, and fat intake," Allred points out.
15% carbohydrate and 53% fat and the other was basically a Zone diet (45% carbohydrate, 26% fat, 29% protein).
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Compared with the higher carbohydrate diet, the higher protein diet further decreased blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides and lowered HDL (good) cholesterol.

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