1. What are the differences among a monosaccharide,
disaccharide and polysaccharide?
A monosaccharide is a single sugar unit. A disaccharide is a
molecule of two single sugar units. A polysaccharide is a long
chain of sugar units.
2. Describe the differen
1. List the organs (in order) that make up the GI tract.
2. Name the four "assisting" organs that are not part of the GI
tract but are needed for proper digestion. What are their roles in
For a 2,000 calorie diet, the recommended MyPlate amounts for fruit group is 2 cups, but
to count as 1 whole cup you would either eat 1 cup raw or cooked fruit or cup dried fruit
or even 1 cup of 100% fruit juice. In a vegetable group, 2 cups is recomm
South Texas College
Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Criminal Justice/Social Sciences Department
Dr. Nihan Kayaardi-Hinojosa
Office: Pecan Campus T-1314
Telephone #: (956) 872-2030
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One of the main primary factors that can influence why we eat
the way we do is the people you tend to hang around with like
your friends and families. Even though eating with family and
friends is truly a delight and blessing, sometimes it can be a bad