digestion - Lecture 05/03/2009 15:47:00 Digestion Starts in...

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Lecture 05/03/2009 15:47:00 Digestion Starts in mouth 4 nutrients carbohydrates- 4 calories in a carb; carbs are easier to digest, our body does  not work as much to get these 4 calories o refined and non refined o glucose- simple sugar; easiest to assimilate o diff types of complex carbs  o fructose- fruits o sucrose: sugar cane o dependent on type, you can absorb 100%--chocolate bar has two  types of sugar proteins lipids fat- 9 calories  stomach is only a chamber for fermentation separate large and small molecules no absorption breaks down cellulose of some plant foods, but most of us don’t have the  enzymes capable of breaking down cellulose if you only eat plant foods, wont get fat appendix no longer useful hydrochloric acid: works on food pressing in stomach; function is to separate,  cause fermentation, of food pressing in the stomach. If you don’t have breakfast, acid can have a powerful effect, if it has no food 
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