Lecture Notes - I. II. Disorders of the Digestive System a....

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I. Disorders of the Digestive System a. constipation b. diarrhea i. body’s not absorbing water c. diverticulosis i. large intestine’s get weak and matter gets stuck there 1. remedied by increasing fiber d. heartburn and GERD e. IBS f. colorectal cancer g. ulcers i. occurs in stomach and/or small intestines ii. exposes muscles to acid iii. caused by bacteria II. Carbohydrates a. Diets high in sugar cause diabetes? i. False b. Carbohydrates are the primary fuel source for our brain? i. True c. Sugar, starches, and fiber are carbohydrates? i. True d. Honey is more nutritious than sugar? i. False e. Outline: i. Classification of carbohydrates 1. simple 2. complex ii. digestion, absorption and circulation iii. regulation blood glucose levels iv. carbohydrates in your diet f. Carbohydrates include sugars, starches and fiber produced by plants i. simple sugars are formed during photosynthesis (Fig 5.2) g. Sources of carbohydrates: i. Wheat Beans ii. rice apple iii. potatoes carrots iv. corn
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