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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/13/11 Carbohydrates Crystal Webb SCI 241 9/11/2010
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9/13/11 What Are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are sugars. Carbohydrates are composed units called saccharine.
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9/13/11 Simple and Complex Carbohydrates
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9/13/11 Examples Simple Carbohydrates Sugar, white bread, fruits and dairy products. Complex Carbohydrates Brown rice, whole grain breads, and pastas.
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9/13/11 How Sugars are Broken Down and Used by The The liver digests carbohydrates by breaking them down into simple sugars. Simple sugars can also mean or be called glucose. The glucose then stimulates the production of insulin in the pancreas. The insulin releases sugar into the body to use as energy.
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The Difference In Breaking Down Simple The digestion of the two different carbohydrates affect the insulin levels differently. Simple sugars cause the insulin levels to spike and the energy to be used quickly. Complex carbohydrates take longer to digest
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