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