Essays Tagged: "sugars"

Fluoridation of municiple water supplies, the risks and benefits

so teeth are more resistant to acid attacks. Acid is formed when the bacteria in plaque break down sugars and carbohydrates from the diet. Repeated acid attacks break down the tooth, which causes cav ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biology-action of amylase enzyme on starch

ill take for the two substances to turn a pure yellow indicating the starch has been converted into sugars (glucose).Scientific reasonParts of the digestive system produce enzymes which speed up the d ... along the gut, the enzymes pour onto the food. Carbohydrases catalyse the breakdown of starch into sugars. Carbohydrases is made in the pancreas, small intestine and the salivary glands. The salivary ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Type One Diabetes and Its Effects.

. Chase, "insulin allows sugar to pass into our cells so it can be burned for our energy." Internal sugars come from the liver. External sugars are "burned" for energy in the "body's cells." In type o ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

About Gingivitis

times a day. Children also happen to get it because it has been proven that kids eat more candy and sugars that decay your teeth than adults do. When you eat sugars are candy especially before you go ...

(3 pages) 45 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

List the enzymes needed for the digestion of carbohydrates

don't. When carbohydrates are combined with protein various compounds in the body form.Starches and sugars are the major carbohydrates. Starches and sugars are represented by a variety of foods such a ... enzyme called salivary or ptyalin begins to digest starches in the mouth. Dextrin and shorter chain sugars are hydrolyzes cooked starches. Raw starches can't be digested such as macaroni. Because food ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Titration of vitamin c

ntent.Introduction: Although most mammals can synthesize vitamin C, or ascorbic acid (C6H8O6), from sugars, man must ingest considerable quantities of this substance. The National Academy of Sciences ...

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Organic chemistry - ethanol

ethanol is considered to be a hydrocarbon.The three main building blocks to producing alcohols are:Sugars: there are many different types of sugars some include:Starches:Cellulose:All three of these ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab write up on finding organic compounds in common everyday foods

en and oxygen. They are made up of hydrogen carbon and oxygen atoms. Some examples are starches and sugars. One can find out if a substance has one of these organic compounds by using an indicator, wh ... atoes then it will contain starchesIf the food is sweet like honey and apple juice then it contains sugars.Eggs will contain protein.Procedure:1. Divide a piece of brown paper bag into ten equ ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

ODE TO THE GENTLEMEN : on learning to be yourself This is for the gentlemen of about 30 and under.

y anyway?,Is it in personality or in looks?Is it in talent or virtue?Some think it's found in their sugars checkbooks!I feel that beauty is just being you no matter what,Not changing for anyone at any ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


ves.First of all, in order to solve the problem of obesity, people need to stop eating food high in sugars and carbohydrates and start eating foods with more nutritional values. According to a poll do ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Rate of Photosynthesis.

CKGROUND:Photosynthesis is the process in which light energy is converted to the chemical energy of sugars. It can be summarised in the following equation.Cardon dioxide + Water in the presence of chl ...

(5 pages) 52 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


Tube vessels inside plant stems that transports sugars and minerals. Do not have strong walls.Translocation*Movement can be in any direction but alw ... se. Sucrose is a small enough sugar that is can be transported across biological membranes. Besides sugars, amino acids, other nitrogenous compounds and other nutrients are present in the sap (sugar s ... tatic pressure to the area of low hydrostatic pressure that is from source to sink.*The movement of sugars in plants*Adenosine triphosphate

(1 pages) 1046 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

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

g of carbon dioxide and its subsequent reduction to carbohydrate, using hydrogen from water. Hexose sugars and starch are commonly formed so the following equation is often used:light energy6CO2 + 6H2 ...

(15 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Juvenile Diabetes

come a curabledisease.Diabetes mellitus impairs the way the body uses digested food for energy. The sugars and carbohydrates in the food we eat are broken down by digestive juices into a simple sugar ...

(5 pages) 65 1 3.9 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Heavily summarised notes for biological molecules (carbohydrates)

drate.- The general formula is (CH2O)n- Common examples are glucose, fructose and galactose (hexose sugars)2. Disaccharides- A disaccharide is formed by a condensation reaction between two monosacchar ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


result of the reaction between dental plaque and the deposits left on the teeth from foods high in sugars, most commonly glucose, sucrose and lactose, and bacteria. The two bacteria that are most clo ... that are most closely linked to the formation of decay are Streptococcus mutans, which feed on the sugars in foods, and lactobacilli, which plays a lesser roll in the formation of cavities in the pit ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Medical Info

into the muscles and other tissues after a hormone called insulin has broken down the starches and sugars into glucose. What's happening in type two diabetes is that the body is making insulin but no ...

(1 pages) 609 0 1.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Salivary Glands

shes away nonadherent bacteria and acellular debris from the mouth. In particular, the clearance of sugars from the mouth limits their availability to acidogenic plaque microorganisms. The calcium-bin ...

(1 pages) 1791 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Feeding yeast

, grape juice and flour mixed with water. I thought that the corn syrup, which is high in processed sugars, would produce the make the most carbon dioxide gas. Carbon dioxide is a by-product made when ... h of the yeast.Conclusion The best food for the yeast was the grape juice, which is high in natural sugars. The gelatin was the worst; almost no response came from it. The corn syrup and flour were cl ...

(3 pages) 774 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


y are Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins, Minerals, and Vitamins.Carbohydrates They are the starches and sugars in foods and are the main source of energy. Carbohydrates make up about 45 percent of the cal ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine