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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

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (g)
Granulated sugar 100
crystal sugar 100
Upper white sugar 99.3
refined Japanese sugar 99.0
soft brown sugar 99.0
Brown sugar 90.3
kudzu starch noodles 87.7
Harusame 87.5
starch syrup 85.0
Dried grapes 80.3
Rice Flour 78.5
Sticky rice 77.2


  • 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