Latest Carbohydrate Stories

2009-09-29 14:40:00

A spoonful of herbicide helps the sugar break down in a most delightful way.

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.

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