Limited time offer 20% OFF StudySoup Subscription details

AU - IT 2000 - Class Notes - Week 8

Created by: Myrissa Webb Elite Notetaker

> > > > AU - IT 2000 - Class Notes - Week 8

AU - IT 2000 - Class Notes - Week 8

School: Auburn University
Department: Information technology
Course: Nutrition
Professor: Kevin Huggins
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: intro to nutrition
Name: Carbohydrates
Description: Lecture on 9/13/16
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
This preview shows page 1 of a 2 page document. to view the rest of the content
background image Carbohydrates Carbohydrates Composed of single or multiple sugar molecules Found Primarily in plant foods Main fuel source for the body Our brain is almost totally reliant on carbs Red blood cells ONLY can use carbs Why? They do not contain mitochondria - so no protein Where do carbs come from? Photosynthesis The plant stores the glucose excess (starch) Any fruit has simple and complex carbs Simple = sugar Complex = breads, veggies Simple Carbohydrates Monosaccharides (simple sugars) Glucose: "blood sugar" dextrose  Fructose: fruit sugar Galactose: Milk Disaccharides Sucrose (glucose + fructose) = Table sugar Lactose (galactose + glucose) = Milk Products Maltose (glucose + glucose) = Alcohol In the digestive system you have to break the bonds Starch Storage for of glucose in plants Amylose: Pencil Amylopectin: Branched; Most of the food we eat; digested faster !!! Glucose molecule coming together  Glycogen Liver Glycogen: Contributes to blood glucose Muscle Glycogen: Contributes glucose only for muscles  This is why we do not have to eat on a strict schedule Dietary Fiber Ingestible Provides no energy Insoluble Fiber: (Cellulose) Grains, bran, skin Soluble Fiber: (Pectin) Fruit, oats Carbohydrate Recommendations Whole grains: 50% of carb intake should be in the form of whole grain What is whole grain? Made up of Bran, Germ, and Endosperm Whole grains have all 3 Refined grains have bran and germ removed

This is the end of the preview. Please to view the rest of the content
Join more than 18,000+ college students at Auburn University who use StudySoup to get ahead
2 Pages 6 Views 4 Unlocks
  • Better Grades Guarantee
  • 24/7 Homework help
  • Notes, Study Guides, Flashcards + More!
Join more than 18,000+ college students at Auburn University who use StudySoup to get ahead
School: Auburn University
Department: Information technology
Course: Nutrition
Professor: Kevin Huggins
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: intro to nutrition
Name: Carbohydrates
Description: Lecture on 9/13/16
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
2 Pages 6 Views 4 Unlocks
  • Better Grades Guarantee
  • 24/7 Homework help
  • Notes, Study Guides, Flashcards + More!
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to AU - ntri 2000 - Class Notes - Week 8
Join with Email
Already have an account? Login here
×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to AU - ntri 2000 - Class Notes - Week 8

Forgot password? Reset password here

Reset your password

I don't want to reset my password

Need help? Contact support

Need an Account? Is not associated with an account
Sign up
We're here to help

Having trouble accessing your account? Let us help you, contact support at +1(510) 944-1054 or support@studysoup.com

Got it, thanks!
Password Reset Request Sent An email has been sent to the email address associated to your account. Follow the link in the email to reset your password. If you're having trouble finding our email please check your spam folder
Got it, thanks!
Already have an Account? Is already in use
Log in
Incorrect Password The password used to log in with this account is incorrect
Try Again

Forgot password? Reset it here