M3 Carbohydrates Check-in Activity.docx - MONOSACCHARIDES...

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MONOSACCHARIDES Name of Sugar Plant/Animal Source Scientific Name Family Name Use/s Fructose Corn/corn syrup Zea mays Poaceae used in baked goods, jams and jellies, and many other food products. Fructose Apple Malus domestica Malaceae contain antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and several other nutrients. DISACCHARIDES Sucrose Sugar beets Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris convar. vulgaris var. altissima Amaranthaceae used primarily for production of sucrose, a high energy pure food. 50% glucose and 50% fructose Sugar cane Saccharum officinarum Poaceae a giant tropical grass from the family Graminaceae, whose stalk has the particular capacity to store a crystallizable sugar, sucrose. Its main use is in industrial processing of the stalks to make rum. OLIGOSACCHARIDES glucose, fructose, and galactose Blueberry Cyanococcus Ericaceae used for preventing cataracts and glaucoma and for treating ulcers, urinary tract infections (UTIs), multiple sclerosis (MS), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), colic, fever, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids.

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