143nutrition13 - three or more • plant starch and...

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13 Carbohydrates • Monosaccharides - single unit – glucose used directly – others converted to glucose • Disaccharides - combination of glucose and one other – sucrose - most common – simple sugars - mono and di • Polysaccharides -
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Unformatted text preview: three or more • plant - starch and cellulose – starch - 50% of carbohydrate intake – complex carbohydrates – fruits, vegetables, bread, cereals, pasta • Animal - glycogen - storage – Branched chains of glucose...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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