Sweet Cinnabons On a Roll Carb Loading Glucose for the Brain

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What are carbohydrates?
Main source of energy in the diet

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What is fiber?
Undigestible form of complex carbs

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What is fruit?
A healthy sweet treat

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What are three brand names for artifical sweetners?
Nutra-sweet, Splenda, Saccharine

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What are the three categories of carbs?
Simple, complex, and fiber

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What are some foods high in carbohydrates?
Bagels, muffins, breads, rice, pasta, potatoes

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What are the six most important sugars in nutrition?
glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose

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What is glucose's priority in the body?
Brain, muscles, stored as fat

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What are words that mean sugar on food labels?
Brown sugar, corn sweetner, corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, invert sugar, syrup

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How much fiber the average person needs daily?
26-38 grams a day

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What are three carbs that play a role in our diets?
starches, sugars, fiber

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What is lactose intolerance?
problems digesting milk

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What are carbohydrates?
45-60% of your diet

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What keeps blood sugar stable and is more healthy for you?
eating complex carbs instead of sugar

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What are foods high in fiber?
fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, bran

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Where do all carbs come from?
Plants

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What is simple sugars?
begins digestion in the mouth

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What is the brain?
number one priority of glucose in the body

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What is 4?
Calories per gram in carbohydrates

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What is maltose?
sugar from alchol

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What is a chemical process that makes carbohydrates?
photosynthesis

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Starch molecules are too large to fit taste buds' receptors
the reason starches don't taste sweet

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What is glucose?
powers breathing, walking, running thinking

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What does fiber do for the body?
helps elimination and lowers cholestrol

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What is a naturally sweet herb from the plant family that can be used in place of sugar?
Stevia

Carbohydrate Jeopardy

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