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Nutrition Worksheets:
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==Nutrition Worksheets==
  
Please copy these questions to a word processor and fill in answers.  Then copy your results to this Google form:  [[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfST_CgmrKkEt43t-KFLcoiKqaQDolrYzBoQgZ0Os-2FsTR0Q/viewform?usp=sf_link]]
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==='''Carbohydrates'''===
  
'''Carbohydrates'''
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Please copy these questions to a word processor and fill in answers. Bring the completed worksheet to class for Q&W points. 
  
 
1. Describe carbohydrates chemically.  How do carbs vary?
 
1. Describe carbohydrates chemically.  How do carbs vary?
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2. Are there carbs in milk?
 
2. Are there carbs in milk?
  
3. What is the significance of the difference between soluble and non-soluble dietary fiber?  What does fiber do for you?
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3. What is the significance of the difference between soluble and non-soluble dietary fiber?  Is one better for you than the other?
  
 
4. What is the controversy over reporting "net carbs" on nutrition labels?
 
4. What is the controversy over reporting "net carbs" on nutrition labels?
  
 
5. Drawing on information in the chapter, identify the following:
 
5. Drawing on information in the chapter, identify the following:
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::a. The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) amount for carbs (for your daily calorie intake (or use 2000)).
 
::a. The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) amount for carbs (for your daily calorie intake (or use 2000)).
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::b. The proportion that should be complex carbs.
 
::b. The proportion that should be complex carbs.
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::c. The amount of fiber you should have in your diet.
 
::c. The amount of fiber you should have in your diet.

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Nutrition Worksheets

Carbohydrates

Please copy these questions to a word processor and fill in answers. Bring the completed worksheet to class for Q&W points.

1. Describe carbohydrates chemically. How do carbs vary?

2. Are there carbs in milk?

3. What is the significance of the difference between soluble and non-soluble dietary fiber? Is one better for you than the other?

4. What is the controversy over reporting "net carbs" on nutrition labels?

5. Drawing on information in the chapter, identify the following:

a. The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) amount for carbs (for your daily calorie intake (or use 2000)).
b. The proportion that should be complex carbs.
c. The amount of fiber you should have in your diet.