Reference Carbohydrates — one of the basic food groups — are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. They are important to a healthy diet.
Carbohydrates — love 'em or hate 'em, you can't live without them. But carbs are more than just bread and pasta. When it comes down to it, they're the molecules your brain and body need for fuel. To keep up with all things carbohydrates, check out the most interesting carb discoveries, from how many carbohydrates you should really eat, to what's going on down at the molecular level.
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