127-2 Carbohydrates Sugars & Polysaccharides

The focus here is on the carbohydrates formed by dehydration synthesis. Here is the anabolic synthesis of a polymer, involving removal of a molecule of water. The reaction of course, is dehydration synthesis. Hydrolysis is a catabolic reaction involving the breakdown of a polymer by water addition across the linkages in the polymer. Here we […]

#17 Biochemistry Carbohydrates II Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Kevin Ahern: Should we just call off class today? What do you think? Student: Yeah! Kevin Ahern: And then go twice as fast on Monday? [laughter] Until we get to Monday, right? I’m going to get through party pretty much carbohydrates today. I’m not sure if I’ll finish it completely, but if I do, great. […]

ATP & Respiration: Crash Course Biology #7

Oh, hello there. I’m at the gym. I don’t know why you’re here, but I’m going to do some pushups, so you can join me on the floor if you want. Now, I’m not doing this to show off or anything. I’m actually doing this for science. [pained grunt] You see what happened there? My […]

Introducing Carbohydrates — Tennis Conditioning Episode 4

Hi, I am Philipp Halfmann. I am the Director of tennis and strength and conditioning at FIT2HIT, and I work with professional athletes for a living. Today I want to talk a little bit today about carbohydrates. Did you ever feel sluggish or almost passed out during a match? That’s because your blood sugar dropped […]

Carbs: What are examples of carbohydrates?

This is Neily on Nutrition. Thanks for tuning into my continuing conversation about carbohydrates. Yesterday, I focused on why some people might think that they’re bad, and they’re not. But there’s a lot of misconceptions about carbohydrates, and they’re so misunderstood. I was at a meeting a while ago and it was a non-dietitian, non- […]

How do Carbohydrates impact our Health? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. How do Carbohydrates impact our Health? They make me look handsome. Naahhh. When we eat carbohydrates. They are broken down into glucose which is absorbed into our bloodstream. On detecting glucose, the pancreas releases a hormone called insulin. Insulin tells our cells to open and let glucose in so that it can […]

Ahern’s BB 350 at OSU – 25. Carbohydrates & Energy

Almost Friday, Friday for this class almost? Hello? All right, I have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get into it. Yesterday, I introduced the topic of carbohydrates, particularly from a perspective of structure and nomenclature. And while I will show you a little bit more today about nomenclature and a little bit […]

Sweet Spot: Carbohydrates

How To Plan Your Race Or Sportive Nutrition With Asker Jeukendrup

– Hello and welcome to a very special edition of GCN’s How To… with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, who has very kindly agreed to give us some of more of his time after we did that ask with him. And we got loads of questions from people on how to really personalise their nutrition for their […]