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    Carbohydrates Research

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    Carbohydrates are biological molecules made up of organic substances such as Oxygen, Hydrogen and Carbon (Rapidlearningcenter.com 2015). They normally have a two to one hydrogen to oxygen ratio and can be classified by the empirical formula Cm (H20)n where m and n could be possibly different. Some biologists refer to carbohydrates as hydrates of carbon and they are technically correct. Alternately, there is no possible empirical formula that can describe lipids. Lipid must be identified…

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    Carbohydrate Benefits

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    Carbohydrate and fat are the other macro nutrients that provide calories. They play important roles in wound healing. Carbohydrates break down into glucose, the major fuel for collagen synthesis. Carbohydrate will still make up 50-60% of the diet. This is important since glucose is the body’s main source of energy for healing and for cell repair and for proper brain function. Some fat is also essential in every diet. Typically, the recommend amount of total fat is 30%. Unsaturated fat such as…

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    Synthesis Of Carbohydrates

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    The process of carbohydrate absorption after consuming food happens in a variety of pathways within the body. The first step to absorption is the process of digestion. This process begins in the mouth. Here, the enzyme a-amylase breaks down the food through the saliva. The process then moves to the small intestine where the digestion products are then absorbed through the intestinal wall into the blood stream and then moved across to other body cells. This then forms glucose and the disaccharide…

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    Carbohydrate Diet Analysis

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    should contain 2/3 carbohydrates (including roughage), 1/6 protein, 1/6 fat, minerals, vitamins and water. Alteration of these proportions to obtain a tailored diet for whatever reasons have specific implications on an individual’s health, some more pronounced than others. This may be beneficial or pernicious as such each pro and con should be well thought and considered before deciding on a personalized diet. One such type of diet is the high fat and low carbohydrate diet. Carbohydrates are the…

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    Reflective Essay On Diet

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    After taking this class and learning about healthy eating choices, one of the bigger aspects of my diet which I need to change is the types of carbohydrates I eat. We started taking diet logs as a class I realized that my diet was extremely unhealthy and one of my main daily food choices is simple carbs and most often “bad carbs”. This change in my diet will decrease the amount of food which have a lot of added fat and increase the nutrients my body receives. I first started noticing my diet…

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    Essential Nutrient Groups

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    reading about the six essential nutrient groups. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water are the six essential nutrients found in food. These six Nutrients are very important in one's diet. Carbohydrates was the first chapter I read this week. In this chapter I learned about the functions of carbohydrates and the primary sources of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins provide energy for the human body but carbohydrates are the main source. Carbs are more…

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    INTRODUCTION The South Beach Diet is a commercial weight-loss diet created by Dr. Authur Agatston in 2003. The typical eating plan of this diet is low carbohydrates, high protein and healthy fats. This plan makes the diet a nutrient-dense, fiber-rich diet that you can follow for a lifetime of healthy eating. The South Beach Diet does not prevent diabetes, but it does help with weight loss and promotes healthy eating. (3) Type 2 diabetes develops progressively and the body’s cells become less…

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    Macromolecules Lab Report

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    The experimental design for our project was to simulate the digestion of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Using a certain medication called pancreatin we tested its effects on how it was able to break down these macromolecules. pancreatin is a mixture of pancreatic enzymes that help to aid in digestion; the enzymes that are present in this mixture include amylase (breaks down carbohydrates), lipase(breaks down lipids), and protease (breaks down proteins). We had set up trials for these…

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    basketball player is carbohydrates and protein. There are two forms of carbohydrates, simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates are foods like white bread, lollies and soft drinks. Complex carbohydrates are foods like wholegrain breads, pasta, rice and vegetables. To get the amount of energy a basketball player needs during a day of training they need to consume a high amount of complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates give you long lasting energy rather than simple carbohydrates, which do…

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    Chapter 4: Good Foods Part II – Carbohydrates and Fats “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ~ Hippocrates Carbohydrates The molecules of carbohydrates consist of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen atoms. They function as storage molecules and protective membranes for cells and organ- isms. Effects of Carbohydrates on Our Body Carbohydrates provide the energy that is needed to do all the activities in your life. They are also important for health reasons like healthy sleep…

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