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Nutrition: Carbohydrates

by: Faith Nandkeshwar

Nutrition: Carbohydrates NUTR 1020

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Faith Nandkeshwar
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Basic summary of the material covered from Unit 1 on Carbohydrates
LS Science of Human Nutrition
Dr. Rod Hansen
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Carbohydrates, nutrition, Weber, state, University, Hansen




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Date Created: 09/14/16
NUTRITION: CARBOHYDRATES INTRODUCTION TO CARBOHYDRATES  Composed of Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen  Considered organic (has carbon) compound (has more than one element) ENERGY YIELD OF CARBOHYDRATES  Energy can be released when metabolized  1 gram = 4 Cal of energy released when metabolized  produces ATP at the fastest rate (compared to protein or fat) SIMPLE VS. COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES  sugars are called saccharides  Simple o Monosaccharide: single unit of sugar  Glucose: blood sugar  Fructose: fruit sugar  Galactose o Disaccharide: two units of sugar  Maltose: malt sugar  Sucrose: table sugar  Lactose: milk sugar  Complex o Polysaccharides: more than two units of sugar  Starch: glucose with alpha bonds  Can be broken down and used for energy  Fiber: glucose with beta bonds  Can NOT be broken down and used for energy SOURCES OF CARBOHYDRATES  Plant Sources o Simple  Vegies  Fruit  Starchy  Table sugar veggies  Sweets  Grain o  Legumes o (dried beans) o  Whole grain o Complex   Animal Sources o Milk and Honey  ALCOHOL  Carbohydrate with an OH group  7 g per Cal  Bad things: CNS depressant, lacks nutritional value  Potential good things: reduce heart disease (but can increase cancer risk  HOW MUCH DO WE NEED? Carbohydrates o 45 to 65% of our Calories o according to AMDR Added Sugar o Less than or equal to 25% o Meaning adding straight sugar or the predominant ingredient is sugar  Fiber o 1.4 g for every 100 Cal o According to DRI o To find exact value: divide the Caloric intake by 100 and multiply that number by 1.4   


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