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    Contribution of carbohydrates as a percent of overall intake (relative intake) 1. 57% of my total caloric intake of 1,239 calories came from carbohydrates. 2. The Food and Nutrition Board recommends adults should get between 45-65% of their total caloric intake from carbohydrates. 3. Yes. As 57% of my total caloric intake of 1,239 calories came from carbohydrates and falls well within the recommended range which is anywhere between 45-65% of your total caloric intake should come from…

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    Practical Report (Determination of blood glucose levels and qualitative carbohydrate tests) Introduction: The term ‘’Carbohydrates’’ is defined as the carbon compounds which contains hydroxyl groups in large quantities (King, 2013). Carbohydrates are those organic compounds that have the empirical formula CnH2nOn, or (CH2O)n (Fromm 1997). Carbohydrates are one of the four types of organic compounds in living cells that are produces during photosynthesis and are the important source of…

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    polymers, formed by dehydration synthesis. Dehydration Synthesis is when monomers are combines and water is removed. There are four types of macromolecules, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins. Carbohydrates are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. With a structural components such as glucose and sugar. Carbohydrates can be singular molecules such as monosaccharides, or multiple molecules such as disaccharides. Monosaccharides are glucose and fructose, while…

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    protein low carbohydrate diet is based on increasing protein intake in the form of meat and eggs and almost no carbohydrates at all. This is the fastest and most effective method of losing weight. Most diet plans allow unrestricted amounts of protein and forbid rice, pasta, bread potatoes, many vegetables, sugar and and cheese. Reducing carbohydrate intake in large amounts causes the body to be in a metabolic state known as ketosis, where stored fats for fuel are burned. Carbohydrates serve as…

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    After analyzing my carbohydrate intake and comparing it to the recommendations by nutrition calculator I am just below the normal range recommended for my age. The DRI (Dietary Reference Intake) recommends women between the ages 19-70 should consume 45-65% of their diet come from carbohydrates. My intake recommended by the nutrition calculator was 867-1252 calories, and I only consumed 803 calories, which was just below my goal for carbohydrates. DRI recommends 20-35% of my calorie intake should…

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    Although cutting out carbs from his diet is helping John lose weight it doesn't always mean it is the right choice of weight loss. Carbohydrates can be helpful for the body and helping with nutrients. Carbs can help with metabolism speed up by using some sugars for guidance. The negative impact of this can cause the immune system to be slower. The effects can help lose weight but it is also hurting the rest of his body. John needs to slowly introduce carbs back into his body to be healthier.…

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    article, he explains what foods high in carbohydrates can do to one’s body and the misleading information that consumers seem to take in when selecting the foods they think are right for them. The reduced-fat and fat-free foods that consumers choose to buy are not necessarily the healthiest for people. In fact, she mentions how they contain refined sugars and starches that have supported the rise of obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that can be digested rapidly causing…

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    Compare and Contrast Low Carbohydrate Diets versus Low Fat Diets The two largest and mainstream methods to lose weight are low carbohydrate diets and the low fat diets. The two are complete opposites of one another when it comes to each diet’s food options, the low carbohydrate diet that completely ignores the food pyramid limits that a person can have eating foods that are high in carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta and rice, while the contrary, the low fat diet which ensues the food pyramid…

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    Protein and Carbohydrate in Bodybuilding Part 3Carbohydrate Requirements There are two main groups of carbohydrate foods: Starchy Foods Starchy carbohydrate foods are broken down more slowly into glucose than sugary foods, so there is a more gradual absorption into the blood. Examples of starchy foods are bread, breakfast cereals, potatoes, pasta, noodles, rice and biscuits. Starchy carbohydrate foods can be subdivided into high fibre and lower fibre ones. The high fibre ones, like wholemeal…

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    and 3,348 grams of sodium. On both of the days I ate more sodium than recommended. On both of the days I was under the recommended amount of saturated fats. On April 30th, I had eaten a total of 1,834 calories throughout the day. On that day my carbohydrates consisted between 825.3 and 1,192.1 of my calories for the day. My fats of the day was between 366.8 and 641.9…

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