W4-A1 - energy needs Name at least two problems that this...

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Discuss the role of dietary carbohydrates in a healthy diet. In that context, answer the following: What is the recommended intake range for this macronutrient? What do the dietary guidelines and the USDA food guide pyramid have in common in relation to carbohydrates? What special functions does dietary fiber serve? Think about the metabolism of glucose in the body. What alternative fuel sources are used when dietary carbohydrate intake is insufficient to meet the body’s
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Unformatted text preview: energy needs? Name at least two problems that this poses for the body. Be sure to include these terms in your discussion: ketosis, the protein sparing effect of carbohydrates and deamination. Hint: use your text chapters on Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein, and Energy Supply and Fitness for reference....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course NUTRITION 2050 taught by Professor Mrs.boldrin during the Winter '11 term at South University Online.

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