Do you know how the starch is digested ?

Do you know how the starch is digested ?

Starch, also known as farina, is contained in many products of plant origin. Its assimilation includes several stages. The first one concerns the digestion which happens thanks to the saliva, or amylase, to be more exact. It breaks down the starch to maltose (disaccharide). The next phase concerns the digestion in the stomach, in which process the pancreatic amylase engages too.

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Do you know how to combine starch with other foods?

Do you know how to combine starch with other foods?

Starch, also known as farina, is contained in bread, pasta, cereals, potatoes (starchy veggies), legumes (beans, peas, rice, lentil) and others.

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates, which are primarily contained in plants, are the main source of energy for the human body.

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Types of nutrients

Types of nutrients

Nutrients are basically divided into several groups, namely: proteins, fats, simple as well as complex carbohydrates. 

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