Latest Carbohydrate Stories

2009-06-23 10:15:00

A fundamental question about how sugar units are strung together into long carbohydrate chains has also pinpointed a promising way to target new medicines against tuberculosis. Working with components of the tuberculosis bacterium

2009-04-22 10:31:58

Fructose may pose a more serious threat to cardiovascular health than glucose, new research suggests.

2009-04-15 09:17:32

Energy drinks can give you an extra boost – but how? New research shows the mechanism may lie in your mouth!

2009-03-22 14:35:00

Scientists from Germany today reported a major advance toward opening the doors of a carbohydrate-based medicine chest for the 21st Century.

2009-02-24 08:29:26

Scientists have developed a way to manipulate bacteria so they will grow mutant sugar molecules on their cell surfaces that could be used against them as the key component in potent vaccines.

2008-12-23 19:00:00

Sports drinks with a carbohydrate-protein mix are better than carb-only drinks in aiding cyclists' recovery from exercise, U.S.

2008-12-11 15:38:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioenergy Life Science -- The Ribose Company -- has announced that it has retained Xsto Solutions, LLC, to market Bioenergy D-Ribose(TM) in the Eastern U.S.

2008-08-13 15:00:41

By Sam Q I think I have low blood sugar, which means I tend to eat sugary foods for a quick boost. How can I wean myself off sugary foods and chocolate? A The best way to wean yourself off sugary foods and chocolate is to look at the overall balance of foods in your diet.

2008-01-17 09:05:21

Sugars were once credited with magical healing powers but are now seen like salt as an evil necessary in small doses but the cause of numerous diseases such as diabetes if taken in excess. Yet latest research suggests this view ignores the vital role played by more complex sugars.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.