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Descriptor English: Dietary Carbohydrates
Descriptor Spanish: Carbohidratos de la Dieta
Descriptor Portuguese: Carboidratos da Dieta
Descriptor French: Hydrates de carbone alimentaires
Entry term(s): Carbohydrate, Dietary
Carbohydrates, Dietary
Dietary Carbohydrate
Tree number(s): D09.301
G07.203.300.362
J02.500.362
SP6.006.017.013
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004040
Scope 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)
Annotation: /adv eff: coordinate with disease /etiol, not /chem ind; /ther use: coordinate with specific disease /diet ther
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: deficiency:Carbohydrates /deficiency
chemistry:Carbohydrates /chemistry
Public MeSH Note: 64
History Note: 64
Related: Diet, Carbohydrate Loading MeSH
DeCS ID: 23100
Unique ID: D004040
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Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/02
Dietary Carbohydrates - Preferred
Concept UI M0006334
Scope 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)
Preferred term Dietary Carbohydrates
Entry term(s) Carbohydrate, Dietary
Carbohydrates, Dietary
Dietary Carbohydrate



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