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Dietary carbohydrate

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Dietary carbohydrate

(Science: nutrition) carbohydrates present in food comprising digestible sugars and starches and indigestible cellulose and other dietary fibres.

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, tubers, etc.