Published under the responsibility of the ILSI Europe Carbohydrate Task Force, this concise monograph reviews the latest scientific knowledge and understanding of the nutritional and health aspects of carbohydrates. Topics addressed are the classification of carbohydrates, carbohydrate intake, digestion and metabolism, as well as the health effects of carbohydrates: control of body weight, physical activity, intestinal physiology and tolerance, disease relationships, oral health, cognitive function and immune system effects.
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