Lect 4 Study Questions

Lect 4 Study Questions - 6 Both starch and cellulose are...

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Study questions for Carbohydrates 1. 1. What are the differences between monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides? Give examples of each. 2. What foods contain each type of carbohydrate? 3. Describe the sites in the GI tract where carbohydrates are digested? 4. Compare how the digestion and absorption of monosaccharides differs from other types of carbohydrates. 5. How can you easily tell what enzyme digests a specific carbohydrate?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. Both starch and cellulose are chains of glucose subunits. Why can you digest starch but not cellulose? 7. What is lactose intolerance? What foods contain lactose? 8. What are the advantages of eating minimally processed foods compared with highly processed foods? 9. What are some benefits of adequate fiber in a person’s diet? How does fiber exert these effects?...
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