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Substance Name: Dietary Carbohydrates
ID: D004040000

Note

  • Carbohydrates present in food comprising digestible sugars and starches and indigestible cellulose and other dietary fibers. The former are the major source of energy. The sugars are in beet and cane sugar, fruits, honey, sweet corn, corn syrup, milk and milk products, etc.; the starches are in cereal grains, legumes (FABACEAE), tubers, etc. (From Claudio & Lagua, Nutrition and Diet Therapy Dictionary, 3d ed, p32, p277)
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Dietary Carbohydrates

MeSH Heading

  • Dietary Carbohydrates

Systematic Name

  • Carbohydrates, Dietary

Registry Number

  • D004040000