Carbohydrate: nm A carbohydrate is a sugar, natural or artificial substance, composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, of formula Cx(H2O) y.
Energy principle (1 g of carbohydrates provides 4,1 Kcal or 17,1 kJ) present in many foods (cereals, fruits, vegetables, pulses, bread, sweets, drinks, etc.). Carbohydrates, also called "sugars" or "carbohydrates" (*), do not all have a sweet taste.
(*) Carbohydrates were historically called carbohydrates (or...
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