Definition of carbohydrate :
One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six ( or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, C6H12O6.
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- It belongs to what is called the carbohydrate group, upon which we largely depend for energy and heat. - "Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)", C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss.
- The bland- tasting root is virtually pure starch, a simple carbohydrate not much different than pure corn starch. - "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
- Fat or carbohydrate, on the other hand, or even both of them, may be excluded for some time without causing serious inconvenience. - "The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy", J. Morris Slemons.