CARBOHYDRATES

Simple Carbohydrates, Complex Carbohydrates, Monosaccharides, Disaccharides, Oligosaccharides, Polysaccharides, Nucleotides

Edible offenders 8 FOODS TO AVOID

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The article presents the foods that should be avoided since they are not nutritional and healthy. It is noted that instant white rice may cause dramatic fluctuations in blood sugar since its carb...

BLOCKING CARBOHYDRATE ABSORPTION AND WEIGHT LOSS: A CLINICAL TRIAL USING WHITE BEAN EXTRACT

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Background • A proprietary fractionated white bean extract of Phaseolus vulgaris has been shown in vitro to inhibit the digestive enzyme alpha-amylase. This may prevent or delay the digestion of ...

. Periodical Diary of a Carb Phobe

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I avoided bread and pasta like the plague. Soon my friends avoided me like it, too

Do carbohydrates make you fat?

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You bet, says a hot new diet book. So is the key to weight loss here at last?

Watching Leighton Steward pick his way through dinner is like watching someone mambo across a minefield. So far the author of Sugar Busters, the nation's hottest diet book, has dodged the rolls in the bread basket, poked aside a carrot garnish, refused potatoes and couscous, and declined dessert.

Glycaemic Index -- What is it all about?

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The article discusses glycaemic index (GI), a method of determining how the carbohydrates in foods affect the blood glucose level of a person. Among the factors that influence the GI of a food ar...

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