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If a cereal contains 30 grams of carbohydrate & a total of 240 calories per serving, calculate the %age of calories derived from carbohydrate.
50%
Glucose can be stored as glycogen in our ...
liver & muscles
Which chemical is secreated when blood glucose levels are low?
glucagon
A disaccharide consisting of 1 glucose & 1 galactose molecule is ...
lactose
It is 200 times sweeter than sucrose; cannot be used in baked goods ...
aspartame
What is the recommended adequate intake of fiber?
14 grams per 1000 Kcal of energy consumed.
Sweetner that is not classified as a sugar alcohol is ...
maltose
Which of the following would provide the least fiber?
a. one apple
b. one cup of tuna fish
one cup of tuna fish
Which sugar does not occur alone in foods?
galactose
A condition in the colon when pressure causes the intestinal wall to bulge & form pockets is ...
diverticulosis
Fiber may reduce the risk of heart disease by blocking the absorption of dietary ?????? into the bloodstream.
cholesterol
The enzyme that breaks down sucrose into monosaccharides is ...
sucrase
What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon
alpha cells
??????? occurs when the body continues to make too much insulin even when food has not been consumed.
Fasting Hypoglycemia
Humans are unable to digest what?
fiber