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Carbohydrates

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Chase Cross

on 27 January 2015

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Transcript of Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates
Building Blocks
Carbohydrates are made up of the elements Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
Monomer is monosaccharide
Supply
We get carbohydrates in our bodies by consuming foods containing it
Carbohydrates are ingested; they are not made in our bodies
Grain foods contain carbohydrates as a variety of other foods
News
scientist have found a way to stop the spread of cancer using carbohydrates
they have designed a carbohydrate-based molecule that surrounds and strangles bone cancer cells but spares healthy cells
the molecule acts like a web and wraps around the cancerous cells, keeping them from spreading
Impact on health
The body is able to use carbohydrates as a main energy source and fibrous carbohydrates can help prevent diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart diseases
Bad carbohydrates are easily turned to fat which can cause weight problems for some people if they eat too many bad carbs
Sources
cen.acs.org/articles/93/web/2015/01/Self-Assembling-Carbohydrates-Trap-Cancer.html
Drawing
by Chase Cross
Examples & Function
1)deoxyribose- makes up DNA

2)fructose- source of energy for cells
m.medlineplus.gov/carbohydrates.html
www.livestrong.com/article/414187-why-do-we-need-
carbohydrates-in-our-diet/#page=1
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/
content/carbohydrate
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