2.1000 CARBOHYDRATES Notes
Our bodies prefer ________________as an energy source.
Carbohydrates are made of ________ and _________.
Carbon and water are nutrients produced by _________ during photosynthesis.
Simple __________ molecules are called monosaccharides.
Two important ones are __________ and __________.
All other carbohydrates are made up of simple sugar molecules that ______ together to build long branching chains called _________.
Our bodies disassemble the chains of sugar and our ________ transports it to our cells to produce __________.
Eating simple carbohydrates get into our _________________very quickly.
Our pancreas produces _________ to push the sugar into our cells to bring the sugar down to ______ levels.
The trouble is, if blood sugar levels go down too quickly we feel _________,________and_______ and need an energy boost.
Rather than a candy bar, reach for a piece of _______ or a bowl of _________or __________ (starches).
This puts less stress on your _____________and you get a ________flow of energy.
Simple sugars should be recognized as ________ and not a meal.
Satisfy a sweet tooth with starches or, occasionally, Food Coach Desserts made with simple sugars that are not refined such as _____ _______,________,_________ or ______ ________.