Explain the pathways of carbohydrate absorption.
The digestive system can be broken down into 4 different processes, ingestion, digestion, absorption, and excretion. Absorption occurs mainly through diffusion through cell membranes, thus food must be broken down into smaller and smaller pieces.
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Carbohydrates include sugars, and long-chained sugars like starch need to be broken down into di- and monoglycerides. This occurs in the mouth,...
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Learn to define the macronutrients carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Learn how carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are metabolized. Discover their metabolic pathways.