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Characteristics of nutrients

  • It is a generic term for carbohydrates and dietary fiber
  • Carbohydrates are digested and absorbed = carbohydrates
  • Those not digested and absorbed = dietary fiber
  • It will be 4 kcal of energy per gram of carbohydrate
  • Since it burns fast, as soon as it is absorbed by the body it becomes energy
  • When vitamin B1 is insufficient, it is hard to be absorbed

Function of nutrients

  • Become an energy source to move the brain and body
  • Only bone, red blood cells, nervous system, muscle, etc. will be energy source
  • Activate the brain

When nutrients are deficient

  • Become tired easily
  • Thinking ability declines
  • Muscles weaken
  • lose weight

When nutrients overdose

  • Extra carbohydrates are stored as body fat
  • It causes obesity, diabetes
  • Become hyperglycemic

Food that contains a lot of Carbohydrate

FoodstuffIngredient per 100g (g)
Granulated sugar100
crystal sugar100
Upper white sugar99.3
refined Japanese sugar99.0
soft brown sugar99.0
Brown sugar90.3
kudzu starch noodles87.7
starch syrup85.0
Dried grapes80.3
Rice Flour78.5
Sticky rice77.2


  • Generic name for dietary fiber and carbohydrate
  • Because it burns quickly, it becomes energy as soon as it is absorbed by the body
  • Become immediately energy with vitamin B1 and intake
  • Activate the brain