carbohydrates

A Background on Carbohydrates and Sugars

A Background on Carbohydrates and Sugars

This article provides an overview of how carbohydrates and sugars are classified, common types that are found in foods, their impact on health and what the latest dietary guidance recommends…

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What Is Lactose?
What Is Lactose?

There are many different types of sugars. Some are monosaccharides, which are single units of sugar and are often referred to as “simple” sugars. Other sugars are disaccharides, which are…

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What To Look for in Pizza

Everyone loves pizza. In fact, a report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture notes that on any given day, 13 percent of Americans over the age of two consumed pizza. …

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