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Unformatted text preview: ealth – Prevent constipation – Diverticular disease List of FDA-Approved Health Claims Concerning Fiber Claims Dietary Fibers, Food Sources, & Potential Physiological Effects Potential Diverticular Disease Diverticular What Are Complex Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates? • Fiber • Whole-grain foods • Bran • Germ • Endosperm • FDA definition Anatomy of a Wheat Kernel The Dietary Fiber Content of Selected Foods Selected How Are Carbohydrates Digested, Absorbed, & Circulated in the Body? Absorbed, • Ultimate goal of digestion • Starch digestion • Begins in mouth • Salivary α-amylase – Dextrins • Small intestine • Pancreatic α-amylase • Maltase • α-dextrinase Digestion of Amylose and Amylopectin How Are Carbohydrates Digested, Absorbed, & Circulated in the Body? Absorbed, • Disaccharide digestion • Small intestine • Disaccharidases – Sucrase, lactase, and maltase • Lactose intolerance • Symptoms • Risk factors Digestion of Disaccharides Digestion How Are Carbohydrates Digested, Absorbed, & Circulated in the Body? Absorbed, • Absorption of monosaccharide...
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