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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Diet recommendations include eliminating processed foods and simple carbohydrates and following a low-glycemic, low-grain diet plan.
Sweets and cookies are high in simple carbohydrates that are easily stored as fat in your body," said Abdulmajeed.
SINNER: White roll SAINT: Wholemeal pitta DITCH the white roll, which is high in simple carbohydrates and low in nutrients, advises Laila.
When you notice hypoglycemia, immediately consume 15 to 20 grams of simple carbohydrates to elevate your blood sugar level.
But Zumpano says that rather than look at all carbs the same, distinguish between complex and simple carbohydrates.
By avoiding simple carbohydrates like pure sugar, you avoid a rapid rise in blood sugar levels followed by a fast drop that may trigger a headache.
What's often referred to as the "Western diet," or foods that are high in fat, sugars and simple carbohydrates, has been linked to a range of chronic illnesses in the United States, including the obesity epidemic and an increased incidence of Alzheimer's disease.
For example, one patient was instructed to remove all simple carbohydrates, gluten, and processed food from her diet.
Too much sugar from simple carbohydrates that have a high glycaemic index (GI) -- a unit of measurement recording the rate at which simple sugars are absorbed by our bodies), causes sudden spikes in insulin levels.
Consuming a breakfast high in simple carbohydrates can cause more fatigue and feeling less full.
some scientists say lots of sugar and simple carbohydrates cause the damaging LDL cholesterol.
Their diet mainly includes simple carbohydrates," Tursun Mamyrbayeva explained.
When tired, avoid sugary foods and simple carbohydrates (sweets, cakes, biscuits, white bread, rice and pasta).
In food science and in many informal contexts, the term carbohydrate often means any food that is particularly rich in the complex carbohydrate starch (such as cereals, bread, and pasta) or simple carbohydrates, such as sugar (found in candy, jams, and desserts).
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