Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates Quiz
Which organs carry out most carbohydrate digestion?
D. large intestine
Maltase converts Maltose to Glucose + ____________________
Glucose is transported into intestinal lining cells via
B. passive transport
C. active transport
Intolerance is caused by…
A. An infection
B. Deficiency of enzymes that metabolize carbohydrates
The overall goal of carbohydrate digestion is to
A. break carbohydrates down into monosaccharides
B. generate disaccharides
C. move fibers into the bloodstream
D. obtain kcal within the intestinal cells
Which of the following is NOT a significant source of resistant starches?
Digestive enzyme found in the mouth
Lactase converts Lactose to Glucose + ____________________
Sucrase converts Sucrose to Glucose + ____________________
Therapeutic diet refers to
B. food allergies
C. the use of diet or certain foods in the treatment and management of diseases.
D. a medical condition
Approximately how many adults are lactose intolerant worldwide?
Stool is softened for elimination by
A. fibers absorbing water
B. bacteria fermenting fibers
C. monosaccharides being transported into the blood
D. pancreatic enzymes
The carbohydrate type that contribute the most to satiety is
Fructose and galactose exit the liver intact.
Blood leaves the small intestine and head to the liver via the
A. hepatic portal vein
D. vena cava
E. abdominal aorta
Lactose is found in milk or ice cream.
Beans are high in FODMAP.
Carbohydrate digestion occurs in the stomach.
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