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Basics of digestion/ what are cabohydrates, and why we need them.

For your assignment this week please complete the following activities: 1). Create two lists (you could even create a type of chart). In the first list you will name five foods which are categorized as simple carbohydrates and the second list will be of foods which are categorized as complex carbohydrates. 2). Choose one food from the complex carbohydrate list (which is not fiber) and you will then write down the path of this the food source during digestion, including what occurs in each area of the digestive tract, and determining what form the food is in (polysaccharide, disaccharide, or monosaccharide) as it moves through.