Complexed Carboyhdrates =Starch&Fiber Sustained supply of energy Complexed Carbs preferred fuel source (Whole Grains, Fruits, Legumes, Vegetables)
Hard to digest Needs to be cooked Found in seeds Digestion starts in the mouth Absorbed in the the small intestines
Indigestible part of the plant. Enzymes cannot break the chemical bonds Provides no energy but makes you feel full Soluble fiber – barley, legumes, fruits & oats Insoluble fiber – strings of celery, kernel of corn, outer layer of grains
1. All carbohydrates, _______or _______change into __________ which provides _______ for the body. 2. Quick energy comes from ____________ carbohydrates like ________. The body prefers _________ carbohydrates like _____________ because these foods produce________ energy. 3. If storage areas are full, extra ________is stored in ___ _____as stored ______
Reading Labels SPECIAL K Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1 CUP Calories 110 Calories from Fat 0 Total Fat 0g Sat. Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Tot. Carb. 22g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 4g Cholesterol 0mg Protein 7g Sodium 219mg INGREDIENTS: Rice, wheat gluten, sugar, defatted wheat germ, salt, high fructose corn syrup, dried whey, malt flavoring, calcium caseinate, SHREDDED WHEAT Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1 CUP Calories 170 Calories from Fat 10 Total Fat 1g Sat. Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Polyunsaturated 0.5g Tot. Carb. 40g Dietary Fiber 6g Soluable Fiber 1g Unsoluable Fiber 5g Sugars 0g Cholesterol 0mg Protein 6g Sodium 0mg INGREDIENTS: Whole grain wheat Where do the other 17g come from?