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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition/Macronutrients in the Diet: Carbohydrates

Macronutrients in the Diet: CarbohydratesEdit

Chapter 2 covers the function of dietary carbohydrates in food and in the body, defining key terminology. Carbohydrate metabolism is introduced to be covered in greater detail in chapter 9. In this chapter you will gain a fundamental understanding of dietary carbohydrates’ role in health and disease with special attention to sugar and dental caries, chronic disease and in childhood nutrition.Edit

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