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4_Carb_objectives_20 - HNF150 Learning Objectives FOLDER Carbohydrates and Diabetes CHECKLIST Learning Objectives 1 Describe the 4 types of

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HNF150 Learning Objectives FOLDER: Carbohydrates and Diabetes CHECKLIST Learning Objectives 1. Describe the 4 types of carbohydrates and identify their food sources. - Fructose: a monosaccharide; sometimes known as fruit sugar - Galactose: a monosaccharide; part of the disaccharide lactose - Lactose: a disaccharide composed of glucose and galactose; sometimes known as milk sugar - Maltose: a disaccharide composed of 2 glucose units; sometimes known as malt sugar 2. Describe the process of digestion and absorption of simple sugars, starch, and fiber. a. When you eat food containing monosaccharide’s, you can absorb them directly into your blood. When you eat disaccharides, you must digest them first. Enzymes in intestinal cells split the disaccharides into mono so they can enter the bloodstream. Then they can be absorbed and they are delivered first to the liver, which possesses enzymes to midfy nutrients, making them useful to the body. Glucose is the most used mono inside the body so the liver
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course HNF 150 taught by Professor Thurston during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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