Essays Tagged: "Carbohydrate"

The vitamin b5.

uilding red blood cells, the immune system and it also participates in energy release from protein, carbohydrate and fat.INTAKEPeople should have five mg a day because if you don't you may find yourse ...

(1 pages) 51 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Excersise physiology - energy systems explained, eg lactic acid etc

n it is used for short bursts of energy - it is exhausted after about 10 seconds.*Lactic Acid SystemCarbohydrate is broken down anareobically (without oxygen) to lactic acid. This causes muscular fati ... rom the breakdown of a chemical compound named adenosine triphosphate (ATP)Sources of ATP: Protein, Carbohydrates and FatsHow is A.T.P produced in each energy system?a) A.T.P - C.PADP and the phosphat ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Fat makes us fat

akes us fat. The amount of energy a particular food has depends on the calories or quantity of fat, carbohydrates and proteins that it contains. Foods can either be made up of fats, protein, carbohydr ... d which contains mostly fat will contain more than twice the calories than a food containing mostly carbohydrates or protein. One example is comparing a serving of low fat yogurt to a serving of nonfa ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Athletes with eating disorders

g, and riding. Wrestlers, usually thought of as strong and massive, may binge eat before a match to carbohydrate load and then purge to make weight in a lower class.The female athlete is doubly at ris ...

(6 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Glucose regulation

ood plasma and if there is too much present it is stored in the kidneys as glycogen (polysaccharide carbohydrate).The level of blood glucose has to be maintained by the body. Too higher levels or too ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Athletes, Fitness and health diets!!!

r much from a regular, balanced diet. It should include adequate fluids and plenty of low-fat, high carbohydrate foods that provide energy and replenish the fuel and fluids used during physical activi ... es should pay careful attention to their nutrition needs before, during, and after exercise.Why are carbohydrates so important for athletes?Carbohydrates are one of the main sources of energy for work ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Descirbe Potassium as deficiency

ncing acid and water within the human body. It is also extremely important in metabolizing protein, carbohydrate and also for building muscle. Potassium as a mineral helps the body to accomplish vario ...

(2 pages) 41 2 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Eating Healthy in Athletics

of foods are needed every day.Every athlete needs a diet that provides enough energy in the form of carbohydrates and fats as well as essential protein, vitamins and minerals. Health and nutrition pro ... als. Health and nutrition professionals recommend that 55-60% of the calories in our diet come from carbohydrate, no more than 30% from fat and the remaining 10-15% from protein.Competitive athletes, ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

American Cereal Company: Marketing Plan.

ls under the ACC umbrella of products.Marketing ObjectivesThe recent popularity of high-protein low carbohydrate diets has created the market for a product that capitalizes on this ever-expanding grou ... hopes to obtain a 20% market share of the ready-to-eat cereal market and 5% market share of the low carbohydrate, high protein diet market. Recognized as a high quality cereal line among consumers, th ...

(20 pages) 627 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Investigating the factors that affect the rate of photosynthesis of submerged cotyledon (seed leaf) discs

Introduction:Photosynthesis is the trapping of carbon dioxide and its subsequent reduction to carbohydrate, using hydrogen from water. Hexose sugars and starch are commonly formed so the followi ... lowing equation is often used:light energy6CO2 + 6H2O C6H12O6 + 6O2carbon dioxide water chlorophyll carbohydrate oxygenPhotosynthesis consists of two stages: These are the light-dependent reactions, f ...

(15 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Heavily summarised notes for biological molecules (carbohydrates)

Outline- Introduction- Structure of carbohydrates- Functions of carbohydrates- Tests for carbohydratesI. INTRODUCTION- Carbohydrates are ... xygen.- They have the general formula Cx(H2O)y, where x and y are variable numbers.II. STRUCTURE OF CARBOHYDRATES- Carbohydrates are divided into three main classes:- Monosaccharides- Disaccharides- P ... hree main classes:- Monosaccharides- Disaccharides- Polysaccharides1. Monosaccharides- Defined as a carbohydrate which cannot be hydrolysed to simpler carbohydrate.- The general formula is (CH2O)n- Co ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Thiamin deficiency in alcoholics sources of Thiamin, deficiency diseases, mechanisms

Alcoholics - SummaryFunction:Thiamin, aka vitamin B1 or aneurin, is essential in the metabolism of carbohydrate and alcohol. Thiamin is part of the coenzyme thiamin pyrophosphate (TPP) which catalyse ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sports Nutrition

rmance at almost any stage during training or competition. Some of the most important nutrients are carbohydrates, fats, amino acids, and fluids.CARBOHYDRATES One of the most important nutrients to at ... mino acids, and fluids.CARBOHYDRATES One of the most important nutrients to athletic performance is carbohydrate. They play an important role in supplying your brain and body and power. The body can't ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Yeast And Different Carbohydrate Substrates

Compare the Rate of Carbon Dioxide Production by Yeast under Anaerobic Conditions using different Carbohydrate Substrates.Hypothesis.The hypothesis that I draw is that "" out the five carbohydrate s ... ry five-minute interval.Null Hypothesis.The null hypothesis that I am composing is that "" the five carbohydrate substrates that I am to use will not produce any Carbon Dioxide.Scientific Research.Und ...

(33 pages) 39 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is an ethical case study that I made up to provoke discussion in class. I wrote it for a leadership communications class.

level, he was always much more fatigued during his workouts. With much determination, he invented a carbohydrate based gel packet unlike any other, and this led to the founding of his company Gunner G ...

(6 pages) 62 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Study notes human nutrition

mall intestine10)Pancreasa)Abdominal organ that produces a variety of digestive juicesb)Insulin for carbohydrate digestionc)Pancreatic enzymes to digest carbohydrates, proteins and fats11)Duodenuma)Fi ... he 21st century American for increased fruits and vegetables and decreased fats and grains3.Role of carbohydrates – used for energya.Simple carbohydrates1)Monsaccharides2)Disaccharidesb.Complex c ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays


for use in organisms. Amylase’s role is to break down starch in living organisms, into smaller carbohydrates. Certain industries rely on amylase for the hydrolysis of starch. There are conditions ... is an enzyme that is used to digest starch in humans, and mammals, by breaking it down into smaller carbohydrates. There are two well-known types of amylase that are alpha and beta-amylase. Alpha-amyl ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Exercise Science: Fluid Intake in medium warm and very warm environments. (Gatorade Endurance Formula Overview)

(1). During the training or competition, the athlete should hydrate trough fluids that contain both carbohydrate and sodium because both are useful in returning the athlete to a well-hydrated state. A ... eturning the athlete to a well-hydrated state. Also, as discussed last week during session one, the carbohydrates found in sport drinks assist the muscles with restoring glycogen. The American College ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Beetroot Membrane

ch cholesterol is bad for the body and may lead to heart disease.On the exterior of the bilayer are carbohydrate chains. If one of these chains is attached to a protein it is called a glycoprotein. Th ... se act as antigens, allowing cells to recognise one another and help cells to stick together.If the carbohydrate chain is attached to a phospholipid, it is called a glycolipid. These are simply recogn ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ptionFunctionCell WallArigid structure that surrounds plant cells. It's made mainly of the carbohydrate celluloseSupports plant cells.Middle lamellaThe outermost layer of the cell....

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology