Carbohydrate Essay Topics

Total Carbohydrates Using the Phenol-Sulfuric Acid Method

The standard curve of the unknown glucose solution was constructed in order to solve for the concentration of glucose in corn syrup and Gatorade samples. These calculations can be shown in the results section of the lab. Under proper conditions, the phenol-sulfuric method is accurate to ± 2% (Nielson 2010). This seems to be true… View Article

The Iodine Test sor Starch

The purpose of this experiment was to use Iodine, Benedict and Biuret to test the reaction of the following 12 samples: 1% glucose, 0. 3% glucose-1-phosphate, 1% maltose, honey, 1% sucrose, 1%lactose, 1% glycogen, 1% starch, protein, beer, distilled water and an unknown solution (test tube: 300). The iodine test for starch was to test… View Article

Carb Cutter

Many Americans have turned to diet pills. Should you? In the United States today many people have supposedly lost weight with certain pills. One of these pills is called carb cutter. Carb Cutter claims to inhibit the activity of the starch-digesting enzyme, amylase. When the diet pill binds to the amylase, it prevents the breakdown… View Article

Care for the physical and nutritional needs of babies and young children

When planning meals for young children it is best to meet their nutritional needs. Each meal should be the right consistency for the child and include all of the major food groups. There are five food groups, bread, cereals and potatoes (starchy food), fruit and vegetables, milk cheese and yoghurt, meat, fish eggs, beans, lentils… View Article

Kamote tops

Sweet Potato Leaves (talbos ng kamote) Sweet potato tops (kamote tops or talbos ng kamote) are the shoots and leaves of the sweet potato plant that contains protein, lipids, carbohydrates, calcium, iron, phosphorus and vitamins A and C. It is excellent source of anti-oxidative compounds, mainly polyphenolics, which may protect the human body from oxidative… View Article

What organic molecule can be detected with Lugol’s?

When we put the Lugol’s regent (I2Kl) in the beaker, we can observe the effects of osmosis as the Lugol’s regent (I2Kl) solution on the outside of the beaker permeates the intestine (Dialysis tubing) inducing a chemical reaction that will turn the liquid in the intestine (Dialysis tubing) blue-black. If the amylase successfully digests the… View Article

Read Speech

Breakfast It Is! Have you ever worried about the grumbling of your stomach in a classroom in the morning? Have you ever thought about getting snacks or lunch in the morning because of intense hunger? Are you like those who hop out of bed each morning ravenous and ready for breakfast? Or do you get… View Article

Adkins or Fadkins Case Study

Proteins – Proteins are chains of amino acids. In general, proteins may be structural proteins used to build tissues, they may be enzymes that mediate chemical reactions, or they may be hormones. Examples of proteins would be channel proteins in cell membranes, collagen protein in the skin, actin and myosin in the muscles, and hemoglobin… View Article

Testing for the Presence of Starches

To test for the presence of starches and protein macromolecules, to introduce the concept of variations in chemical compounds. Hypothesis: If biuret is blue after a test for protein, then it is a negative result because biuret reagent is blue to begin with. If a solution is pinkish purple, or purple, then the test for… View Article

Mood Swings

Have you ever felt that feeling when you hate every single thing around you? Or the feeling that even someone breathing can annoy you? And lets not forget that feeling when you’re just sad and you just feel so empty, for no apparent reason? Well, being a girl it kind of comes naturally being hormonal… View Article

The Food Dilemma of the Omnivore

Everybody loves food, especially America. Americans are obsessed with food, and that is correlated to the fact that in America, food is almost always readily available to us. We have fast food restaurants, grocery stores, restaurants, and farmers markets with most of the food being relatively affordable. Our nation without a doubt has many dilemmas… View Article