posted by Anna on .
Which of the following is FALSE regarding carbohydrate digestion and absorption?
Carbohydrates are broken into monosachrides prior to absorption
The removal of sodium and monosachrides from the intestinal lumen favors water secretion
Monosachrides are primarily absorbed via co-transport with sodium as part of a secondary active transport mechanism
The breakdown of carbohydrates is facilitated by the enzyme amylase, which is secreted by both the salivary glands and the pancreas
The answer is b