Science / Chemistry / Hydrate: A hydrate is an addition compound that contains water in weak chemical combination with another compound. For example, crystals of cuso4?·5 H2O (copper sulfate pentahydrate) are made of regularly repeating units, each containing 5 molecules of water weakly bound to a copper(II) ion and a sulfate ion.
Science / Chemistry / Carbohydrate: A class of organic compounds including sugars and starches. The name comes from the fact that many (but not all) carbohydrates have empirical formula CH2O. MORE
Health / Fitness / Carbohydrate Loading: Increase consumption of carbohydrates in liquid or food form normally three days prior to an endurance type event. MORE