Apr '17
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  • Q:

    Arabinose is an indigestible sugar and known inhibitor of sucrase which breaks down sucrose in the lumen of the small intestine. Assuming sucrose itself is not absorbed through the small intestine, which of the following effects would arabinose in the diet be expected to have?

     

    A

    Increase the caloric impact of a food.

    B

    Increase the production of insulin by the body.

    C

    Decrease the glycemic impact of foods with sucrose as a sweetener.

    D

    The presence of arabinose would not affect the overall impact of sucrose on the body.




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