carb characteristics

carb characteristics - No calories Provide bulk texture...

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Carbohydrate characteristic Simple sugars and starches (bagels, Wonder bread) Soluble complex fibers (pectin, Benefiber) Insoluble complex fibers (Cellulose, Metamucil) Digested like glucose Nondigestible High glycemic index, provokes insulin response No insulin response Provides 4 Cal/gr
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Unformatted text preview: No calories Provide bulk, texture, mouthfeel May lower cholesterol Decreases intestinal transit time. Decreases heart disease “Keeps you loose” Decreases diabetes Protects against colon cancer Protects against digestive disorders...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2009 for the course 400 103 taught by Professor Montville during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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