dLife Daily Tips

Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

Read More
Other than diabetes, what medical condition most concerns you?
Heart Disease
High Blood Pressure
Kidney Disease
Retinopathy or Vision Problems
High Cholesterol
Sexual Dysfunction
Feet issues and/or amputation

100 Views 0 comments
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 —...