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Nutrition

15th Edition
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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337906371
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Nutrition

15th Edition
Sizer + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337906371

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Chapter
Section
Chapter 4, Problem 1SC
Textbook Problem
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The dietary monosaccharides include.

  1. sucrose, glucose, and lactose

  • fructose, glucose, and galactose
  • galactose, maltose, and glucose
  • glycogen, starch, and fiber
  • Expert Solution
    Summary Introduction

    Concept Introduction:

    Dietary carbohydrates are the easiest and cheapest source of energy required for facilitating metabolism. The dietary carbohydrates are monosaccharides and disaccharides.

    Explanation of Solution

    Option (b) ‘fructose, glucose and galactose’ is correct. The monosaccharides contains three to eight carbon atoms and the three sugars that are glucose, fructose, and galactose are made up of six carbon sugars. Hence, option (b) is correct.

    Option (a) ‘sucrose, glucose and lactose’ is wrong because sucrose and lactose are disaccharides and glucose is a monosaccharide. The disaccharides are broken down into the monosachhrides for the absorption purpose. So, this is an incorrect answer...

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