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Carbohydrates Improve Diet Quality
J. of the Am. College of Nutrition, Jun. 2002

Many fad diets are based on restricting carbohydrates while increasing protein and fat. A new survey from the USDA shows that diets high in carbohydrates are lower in calories and, generally, higher in nutrients. Also, adults eating high-carbohydrate diets are more likely to be in the normal weight range.

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Active Reading Questions

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    In humans, food provides chemical ____________ that can be converted through a series of reactions to cellular ____________ in the form of ATP.
    a) energy
    b) food
    c) calories
    d) all of the above
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    Calories are a measure of available energy that humans worry about. In order to capture energy from food, a food molecule must be broken down into glucose. Glucose then goes through a series of ____________________ reactions until its energy is used to make ATP.
    a) fermentation
    b) redox
    c) anabolic
    d) organic
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    How is energy related to weight? Discuss how your basal metabolic rate relates to weight gain or weight loss.
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