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Ch 41 Nutrition: chemical energy (catabolic), building macromolecules (anabolic) and  essential nutrients (ATP) Animals fall into three categories: Herbivores Carnivores Omnivores Essential Amino Acids 20 aa (proteins) and body can synthesize about half from molecules in their diet. The remaining must be obtained from food in preassembled form. Plant proteins are incomplete in aa composition. Meat, eggs, and cheese provide all the essential aa (complete) Essential Fatty Acids Animals can synthesize most of the fatty acids they need.
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Unformatted text preview: Must be obtained from the diet and include unsaturated Know these vitamins B1 B2 B3 B4 C A (causes night blindness) D E K Deficiencies in Essential Nutrients Golden Rice – modified rice so people in third world countries who base their diet on rice can have the essential vitamins Minerals to know Calcium Phosphorus Sulfur Potassium Sodium (common salt needs to have iodine) Iron Iodine...
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