This is Carbo Cal 4 His name will help you to remember that there are 4 calories for every gram of carbohydrates you consume.
What are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are organic molecules made of Carbon (Carbo) Hydrogen and Oxygen (Hydrate) These chemicals are bonded together to form many different types of carbohydrates.
What Do Carbohydrates Do for Your Body? What is Carbo Cal doing? Running. What do you need to have to be able to run? Energy Carbohydrates are used by the body for energy and to help in the digestion of fats and proteins.
There are two types of carbohydrates that give you energy… Simple and Complex
There are several different types of sugars: Glucose – the basic kind of simple sugar, known as blood sugar. Sucrose – beet or cane sugar, known as table sugar Fructose – sugar in plants especially fruits and saps, known as fruit sugar Maltose – sugar in grains, known as malt sugar Lactose – known as milk sugar
How Much Do You Need? Carbo Cal is number 60 to help you remember that 60% of the calories you eat in a day should come from carbohydrates. (Especially complex carbohydrates such as whole grains and beans.)
Where Do We Get Carbohydrates? Complex Simple Carbohydrates comes from plant sources – with the exception of the lactose in milk
What are the two types of carbohydrates? 1. Fast and complex 2. Slow and compound 3. Simple and Complex
The name for common table sugar is… 1. Sucrose 2. Glucose 3. Lactose
Which of the following is an example of a complex carbohydrate? 1. sucker 2. steak 3. spaghetti
How many calories are there in one gram of carbohydrates? 1. 4 2. 60 3. 8
Which type of carbohydrate is usually the best for you? 1. Simple 2. Complex 3. They are both the same
What percentage of your diet should come from carbohydrates – especially complex ones? 1. 4 2. 60 3. 8
All starches must break down into _______ before the body can use them. 1. Protein 2. Unsaturated fat 3. Simple carbohydrates
What do carbohydrates do for your body? 1. Make your hair shiny 2. Give you energy 3. Build cells
Lactose is 1. Known as malt sugar 2. Known as simple body sugar 3. Known as milk sugar