6 - Carbohydrate = 15 grams Total x 4 = 60 cal 80 total...

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Carbohydrates Major source of calories in food. Monosaccharide’s-simple sugars Glucose- in the blood Fructose- sweetest Galactose- Not found free in nature Disaccharides: Double sugars all contain glucose + 1 other sugar Lactose-Milk Sugar Glucose + Galactose Glucose + Fructose = Table Sugar Polysaccharides: Not water soluble and not sweet Starch- in plants Glycogen- in animals Fiber- In plants
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Enriched: Some nutrients added vitamins: B-1, B-2, niacin, folic acid & mineral iron If label states: Effective carbs or net impact carbs: Manufacturers subtract certain carbs such as fiber. They are not in compliance with FDA Food labeling laws Guides for Carbs: DRI: 130 G/day for 19-30 Yr. old males and females
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Unformatted text preview: Carbohydrate = 15 grams Total calories 80 15 x 4 = 60 cal / 80 total kcal = 75% Functions: Energy Part of nerve tissue Contributes bulk Protein-Sparer Flavor Glucose is the sole form of energy used by your brain. Sugars: High Sugar Food = Empty Calories It is your Total Diet that counts High Fructose Corn Syrup: Raw Sugar cannot be sold legally This is turbinado sugar (Basically the same thing) Sugar alcohols: Mannitol, sorbitol, xylitol, lactitol + more Water-Insoluble Fiber: Reduces Constipation Bran Cereal, brown rice, cooked lentils Water Soluble Fiber: May reduce blood Soluble fiber forms a gel which binds...
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6 - Carbohydrate = 15 grams Total x 4 = 60 cal 80 total...

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