A tablespoon of granulated cane sugar has 12.6 grams of carbohydrate. Sugar is the common term for short-chain, sweet carbohydrates used in food. The carbohydrates in sugar are composed of hydrogen, oxygen and carbon.Continue Reading
Different forms of sugar have different uses. Syrups are produced by heating invert sugars and contribute sweetness to baked goods and candy. Granulated sugar is used in baking, acts as a preservative in jams and jellies, and sweetens cereals and beverages. Fermented fruit sugars provide the alcohol content in wine.
Sugar is found in most plants, but only sugar cane and sugar beets produce quantities large enough for extraction. Some substances, such as artificial sweeteners, have a sweet taste but are not considered true sugars.Learn more about Nutritional Content
New Health Guide states that a small orange of 100 grams has 11-12 grams of carbohydrates, and 9 grams come from sugar. A medium orange has 15 grams of carbohydrates, with 12 grams from sugar; and, a large orange has 22 grams of carbohydrate, with 17 grams from sugar.Full Answer >
A 100 gram serving of fried polenta contains 150 calories, 0.68 grams of fat, 31.85 grams of carbohydrates and 3.48 grams of protein. Polenta, with an average serving size of 100 grams, does not contain any cholesterol, and it consists of 75 milligrams of sodium and 66 milligrams of potassium.Full Answer >
One cup of raw spinach contains 1.1 grams of carbohydrates. One-half cup of cooked spinach contains 3 grams of carbohydrates, and 1/2 cup of cooked chopped frozen spinach has about 5 grams of carbohydrates.Full Answer >
There are 4 grams of net effective carbohydrates in a one-half cup of chopped raw carrots. A medium baby carrot weighing around 3 ounces has just 1 gram of carbohydrates. Raw carrots have fewer carbohydrates than cooked carrots.Full Answer >