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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: CARBOHYDRATES

Authors
item KEIM, NANCY
item Levin, Roy - UNIV. SHEFFIELD, UK
item Havel, Peter - UC DAVIS, NUTR. DEPT.

Submitted to: Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: March 1, 2005
Publication Date: August 1, 2005
Citation: Keim, N.L., Levin, R.J., Havel, P.J. Carbohydrates. Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 10th edition, Lippincott Williams & Williams, 2005. Pp. 62-82.

Interpretive Summary: This comprehensive chapter on carbohydrates includes the history of carbohydrates in our food supply, sources of dietary carbohydrates, digestion and absorption, transport of glucose into cells, regulation of blood glucose, glycogen storage and regulation, carbohydrates and athletic performance, disorders of carbohydrate metabolism, dietary recommended intakes for carbohydrate, and carbohydrate and chronic diseases.

Technical Abstract: This comprehensive chapter on carbohydrates includes the history of carbohydrates in our food supply, sources of dietary carbohydrates, digestion and absorption, transport of glucose into cells, regulation of blood glucose, glycogen storage and regulation, carbohydrates and athletic performance, disorders of carbohydrate metabolism, dietary recommended intakes for carbohydrate, and carbohydrate and chronic diseases.

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