Carbohydrates

All About the Grains Group

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Grains are a source of carbohydrates in the diet. Read more about the grains group, and find Tips to Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains.


USDA Nutrient Database Lists for Carbohydrate, Total Dietary Fiber, and Total Sugar

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Create a list of common foods and their carbohydrate, fiber and/or sugar content. The list can be sorted either alphabetically or in descending order by nutrient content.


Total Carbohydrate (PDF | 145 KB)

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Read about Total Carbohydrates on the Nutrition Facts Label.


Carbohydrates

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Read basic, factual information on carbohydrates. Topics covered include complex and simple carbohydrates and dietary fiber.


MedlinePlus: Carbohydrates

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find the latest news, plus links to overviews, clinical trials and research related to dietary carbohydrates. Also in Spanish.


Cut Down on Added Sugars (PDF | 353 KB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Offers a how-to guide for reducing added sugars.