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    Starch is the predominant carbohydrates source in our diets. The digestion of starch in human starts in oral cavity and involves the enzyme amylase, it is produced by the salivary gland, and it is able to hydrolyze the alpha -1,4 glyosidic linkages in starch. (Tracey 2016) The presence of salivary amylase makes the process of digesting starch to occur in a much faster and efficient manner, since it does not have to wait till the food mixture to get into small intestine to start the breakdown of starch

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    oil and starch recovery

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    consume a lot of energy. Moreover, potato starch is of great value since it is rich in amino acids and has also been widely used in the industries of food and chemistry (Refstie and Tiekstra, 2003; Kraak, 1992; Jobling, 2003). Therefore, the discharge of the wastewater is an abundant loss of these valuable substances. The industrial applications of starch are various. Papermaking is the largest non-food application globally. Millions of metric tons of starch are consumed annually (NCFF, 2011).

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    Starch digestion generally occurs in the small intestine by the action of α-amylase, dextrinase, and glucoamylase in non-ruminant animals. Starch granules interact with other chemical components such as lipids and proteins adhered to starch in the endosperm after reaching the small intestine of mono-gastric animals. Chewing also makes a difference on starch digestibility, increases carbohydrate availability by reducing food structure. It also mixes food fragments with saliva and converts them into

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    Starch Based Puffing

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    Starch-based snacks and ready-to-eat breakfast cereal continue to increase in sales worldwide. Starch-based snacks are commonly made in the form of puffed products. Puffed products are appreciated mainly for their lightness and crispness. These qualities are related to the air cellular structure and degree of expansion. Puffing is a process used for engineering structures and properties of food materials to give a light, airy and crispy texture (Nath and Chattopadhyay, 2008; Mariotti et al., 2006)

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    Food Studies Assignment. (i) The role of the starch and gluten components of flour in achieving the desired sensory properties of the bread or pasta. Flour is the most important ingredient in bread making as flour contains gluten and starch present in the wheat grains in which flour is made from. The Savoury Twister Bread recipe is found on page 18 of (Anon, 2014) and the type of flour used in this recipe is strong flour. This is a high gluten flour it contains between 12-15% gluten. (P.Cauvian

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    Experiment of Starch Mixed with Amylase Planning Aim: The aim of this experiment is to learn what happens when starch is mixed with amylase. I also intend to investigate the effects of changing one or more of the variables involved in the experiment. Key Factors: Listed below are each of the key factors featured in the experiment and the affect that each one may have upon the investigation… Temperature: The temperature of the room when the experiment is being carried out will determine

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    Sago Starch Case Study

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    4.1 Sago starch Starch richly found in many plant different plants usually in plant organs, tubers and roots. Starch is used as source of energy. Starch is a reserve carbohydrate in plant which can be converted into products such as sugar or bio-ethanol but it is costly than sugar production. There are some reasons says which make starches are more popular to be as a raw material because they are a renewable resources, cheap and widely available to grow. Starch is a complex carbohydrate which

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    Starch is the major source of carbohydrates and the great reserves of polysaccharide existing in different plants. Starch mainly consists of two microstructural components linear amylose (20–30%) and branched amylopectin (70–80%). The amylose is essentially a linear polymer composed of α -1,4-linked glucose units, with the molecular weight of about106. The amylopectin, is a highly branched molecule that consists of short α -1,4 chains linked by α -1,6 bonds, with molecular weight of about 1010 [1]

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    Starch hydrolyzing enzymes comprise of 30% of worldwide enzyme consumption and are the second most important commercial enzymes with 25% of world enzyme market share. Among them α-amylase is the most important starch hydrolytic enzyme and has diverse applications in starch processing, baking, automatic dishwashing detergents, textile desizing, medicine, pulp and paper, and brewing industry. However, requirements for each industry are very specific, mainly concerning with pH, oxidative stability,

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    Examining the Effectiveness of Starch Blockers On the Digestion of Carbohydrates 1. Introduction Starch Blockers are all the rage in the weight loss industry. Archangel Health Store proudly announces Dr. Marshall’s Phase 'oLean it's Product of the Month (http://aomega.com/ahs/nl010298.htm) One patron claims that she lost 14 pounds in her first week of using starch blockers. Another declares, "Honey, from now on, you'll be seeing less of me." (http://quiles.home.mindspring.com/aahs/sntest.htm)

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