KIN346 Lecture Notes - Insulin Resistance, Nutrasweet, Brown Sugar

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Primary role is to supply body with energy. Primary sources includes: grains, legumes, fruits & vegetables, dairy. Divided into categories based on # of sugar units they contain. Monosaccharides are composed of 6 carbon atoms, 12 hydrogen atoms, and 6 oxygen atoms represented by the chemical formula c6h12o6 (cho) Glucose serves as the essential energy source for the body. Fructose is the naturally occurring sugar found in fruits and honey. Galactose binds with glucose to form milk sugar (lactose) Composed of pairs of monosaccharides all containing glucose. Dri added sugars - <25% of energy. Added sugars include: white sugar, brown sugar, raw sugar, corn syrup solids, high-fructose corn syrup, malt syrup, maple syrup, pancake syrup, fructose sweetener, liquid fructose, honey molasses, dextrose. Leading source of added sugars in the diet soft drinks. Male teenagers (14-18yrs) consume most amount of sugars in canada. Canadians on average consume 110 grams of sugar per day. Average intake 41 teaspoons of sugar per day.

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