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Carbohydrates, or sugars, are nutrients, which are indispensable and essential for normal functioning of the human body. They're present throughout nature in several forms: - Simple...
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Simple carbohydrates
Simple carbohydrates, or sugars, are present throughout nature in several forms: - those which contain only one molecule: glucose, fructose and galactose, - 'oligosaccharides', which contain a...
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Glycaemic Index
Today we consider that that the classification of carbohydrates as ‘simple’ having a rapid absorption and ‘complex’ as having a slow absorption is no longer justified. Carbohydrates are classified...
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Fibre is an organic molecule contained in foods, which isn't broken down by the enzymes in the digestive tract of humans. The molecules are eventually broken down in the colon by the bacterial...
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