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6/15/11 Carbohydrate Presentation Zandra Walker SCI/241 May 29, 2011 Cheryl Skinner Axia College of University of Phoenix
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6/15/11 What are carbohydrates
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6/15/11 What are carbohydrates? Chemically speaking they are compounds that contain carbon (carbo), as well as hydrogen and oxygen in the same proportion as in water (hydrate).
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6/15/11 What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the main source of energy for the body. Those carbohydrates come from the plant-based foods that you eat. You can either use carbohydrates right away for your energy needs or your body can convert them into fat to use later. There are three types of carbohydrates sugars, starches and fiber.
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6/15/11 What is the difference between simple and complex
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6/15/11 Simple Carbohydrates Simple sugars are little molecules made up of one or two sugar units. In nutrition, the most basic simple sugar is glucose and it is the type of sugar our bodies and brains use for energy every day.
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6/15/11 Complex Carbohydrates Complex carbohydrates are chains of three or
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course SCI 241 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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