Carbohydrate Fat and Protein Metabolism Chart Cheat Sheet
Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are digested in the intestine, where they are broken down into their basic units: Carbohydrates into sugars. Proteins into amino acids. Fats into fatty acids and glycerol.
The end product of carbohydrate digestion is mainly glucose together with some fructose, glucose, and galactose. The end products of protein digestion in the small intestine are amino acids.