Clinical Nutritionist CCN Exam Prep

Category - CCN

Q - What effect does cooking have on carbohydrates in foods?
  1. Helps soften cellulose
  2. Makes starch less digestible
  3. Breaks disaccharides down into monosaccharides
  4. A & C
Your answer: -
Answer: D - Cooking foods helps soften cellulose, a type of dietary fiber found in fruits and vegetables, and may break disaccharides (sugars) down into their component monosaccharides (simple sugars). Cooking helps to make starch more digestible.