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Diabetes Nutrition 

Carbs; Dietary Sugar; Sugar; Sugar Substitutes; Sweeteners, Artificial 

a diet designed to help control the symptoms of diabetes

Carbohydrates (literally hydrates of carbon) are chemical compounds that act as the primary biological means of storing or consuming energy, other forms being fat and protein. Relatively complex carbohydrates are known as polysaccharides. Carbohydrates are naturally produced by plants and animals. Sugars and starches are carbohydrates. A more precise definition of carbohydrates could be: Carbohydrates are polyhydroxyaldehydes, or polyhydroxyketones, and their derivatives.


Diabetic Diet as related to Carbohydrates