What are carbohydrates necessary for?
starches, sugars, lanolin
What are 3 common carbs?
Up to what % of a dog(omnivore)'s diet can be carbs?
Up to how many g/kg/day of carbs can omnivores consume?
Up to how many g/kg/day of carbs can carnivores consume?
What breaks down sugars and starches?
What does amylase break sugars and starches down into?
What breaks down sucrose?
glucose and fructose
What does sucrase break sucrose down into?
raffinose and stachyose
What are the complex sugars of soybeans?
glucose and galactose
With the right amino acids, what do soybeans break down to?
What is the technical name for gut sounds?
increases the solubility and digestion
What does cooking do to carbs?
What is the most digestable carb available?
microbes in the intestine that make cellulase
How is cellulose broken down in the body?
What has no digestion whatsoever in animals?
True/False: dietary fiber does not supply any significant amount of energy to cats/dogs
What type of fiber speeds up gi emptying?
What may insoluble fiber do to nutrient absorption?
What type of fiber slows down gi emptying?
What may soluble fibers do to nutrient absoption?
What does dietary fiber prevent?
weight reduction diets
What kind of diets can dietary fiber be used in?