Supermarket Savvy: Shopping for Grains

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Highlights: Lynn Prowitt explores shopping for grains with diabetes; Chef Michel Nischan shares tips on cooking with soup-stocks in the dLife kitchen; Jim Turner talks candidly to his friend – and to his pancreas! – about diabetes and sex; Coach Bill Brown shares his experience with Diabetes and amputation. Web Extras

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2013

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by Brenda Bell
In high school biology, we learned that another term for carbohydrates is "polysaccharides". These break down into "discaccharides", and further into "monosaccharides". These small-molecule carbohydrates are more commonly known as "sugars". Similarly, we learned that fats are (after a long process) broken down into monosaccharides, and parts of proteins are broken down into these as well. We learned about three common disaccharides —...