Assignment Carbohydrates

Assignment - Click to edit Master subtitle style Carbohydrates What are carbohydrates Main source of energy Plant-based Use now or later Three

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/27/10 Carbohydrates 1/27/10 What are carbohydrates? Main source of energy Plant-based Use now or later Three types:  Sugars  Starches  Fiber 1/27/10 Simple sugars 1 or 2 sugar units Glucose  Monosaccharide Fructose Galactose Ribose  Disaccharide Lactose 1/27/10 Complex carbohydrates Chains of sugar units Starch  Found in plants  Insoluble Glycogen  Muscles and livers of animals Cellulose 1/27/10 Carbohydrates & metabolism Body breaks down immediately Saliva – amylase Stored as glycogen or fat Insulin 1/27/10 Benefits Easy energy Muscle tissue Digestion Blood sugar 1/27/10 Sources of carbohydrates Bread Pasta Milk Beans Fruits Vegetables Grains 1/27/10 Diabetes Insulin helps glucose absorb into bloodstream Diabetes  Type 1 – not enough insulin  Type 2 – can’t respond to insulin Chronic disease 1/27/10...
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2010 for the course DEPTT. 2339485 taught by Professor J.khowel during the Spring '10 term at twsu.edu.

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Assignment - Click to edit Master subtitle style Carbohydrates What are carbohydrates Main source of energy Plant-based Use now or later Three

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