Does eating sugar/carbohydrates with salt and without salt make some difference in sugar/carbohydrate absorption in the intestines since glucose and sodium are co-transported via active transport?
Yes. There are co-transporters within the gut that move both electrolytes and glucose. The oral rehydration of cholera patients was improved when this observation was made and therapy also included glucose.
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