monosaccharide

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Synonyms for monosaccharide

a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars

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They have great nutritional value and contain half the calories of simple carbohydrates like sugar.
Split into four groups, one set of youngsters had a simple carbohydrate meal of a glucose drink, two groups had cereal and the last had no breakfast at all.
Increase your complex carbohydrate intake - vegetables, fruit, wholegrain bread, cereal and pasta, brown rice and potatoes and decrease your simple carbohydrate intake - sugars, biscuits, cakes, fizzy drinks, white bread, white pasta and jam.
DHA is an FDA-approved simple carbohydrate derived from sugar cane.
The pizza category was one of the first to proactively reduce the simple carbohydrate content of its product to reduce customer attrition.
The problem is that it's a simple carbohydrate, so sugar enters and leaves the bloodstream rapidly, causing those who eat it to, in effect, "crash.
8) Avoid sugar: It's refined and a simple carbohydrate which only means it'll burn up really quickly leaving you wanting more.
No, there is no reason for some of the ingredients (food coloring, brominated vegetable oil), but a simple carbohydrate (sugar) and electrolyte solution benefits the athlete in several ways.
She added, 'Sugar is a simple carbohydrate and evidence from this study shows that, coupled with a large amount of caffeine, the body rapidly turns it into stored fat.
Researchers studying the cognitive skills of a group of nine to 16-year-olds after they had eaten a complex carbohydrate meal, such as cereal, a simple carbohydrate breakfast, like a glucose drink, or no breakfast at all.
For a long-term healthy diet increase your complex carbohydrate intake - vegetables, fruit, whole-grain bread, cereal and pasta, brown rice and potatoes - and decrease your simple carbohydrate intake - sugars, biscuits, cakes, fizzy drinks, white bread, white pasta and jam.
Simple carbohydrates refer to sugar, lollies, sugary drinks, chocolate and biscuits that provide fast-burning energy, but send your blood sugars sky high, leaving you with an energy slump shortly afterwards.
Researchers have suggested that an important factor of this epidemic is the increased intake of simple carbohydrates that are rapidly absorbed (particularly sugars).
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