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complex carbohydrates,

n.pl polysaccharides; nutritional compounds composed of multiple monosaccharide (simple sugar) building blocks. Complex carbohydrates include starches, glycogen, and cellulose.
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3 Complex carbohydrates are a good source of various vitamins and minerals, which will help to boost the health of your nails, hair, skin and eyesight.
The search for structure could help put to rest a long-running debate in the scientific community as to whether complex carbohydrate biopolymers require a defined structure to function.
Like genes and proteins, complex carbohydrates may be altered as cancer develops.
Also aim to eat around 70-90 grammes of complex carbohydrates most days Muscle heaviness comes from a build-up of waste products within the muscle.
Complex carbohydrates are the good guys and should contribute approximately 50% to your total daily energy (food) intake.
It can also separate all carbohydrate classes from mono--to oligosaccharides and complex carbohydrates, making it superior in versatility to application-specific ion exclusion columns.
A diet lower in sugars and higher in complex carbohydrates and fibre is almost always lower in fat, lower in calories, and higher in vitamins and minerals.
Researchers found that children at 501 schools across Britain, including 45 in the Midlands, did not have enough complex carbohydrates in their diet.
This deficiency leads to the accumulation of complex carbohydrates (GAGs) in the lysosomes of cells, leading to the progressive dysfunction of cellular, tissue and organ systems.
Complex carbohydrates provide the best source of energy for engaging in arduous athletic events.
The nutrient-packed meal will fuel their bodies with slow-burning energy in the form of fats and complex carbohydrates (chemical energy source).
Fifty-five percent to 60 percent of your energy should come from carbohydrates, mostly from complex carbohydrates and the rest from sugar.