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Unformatted text preview: Carbohydrate Function: To supply the body with material that can be converted to energy Building Blocks: C6, H12, O6/ CHO Deficiency: Impaired metabolism Site of Digestion Food Sources Calories Per Gram: 4 cal/gram Glucose (energy source for brain) Protein sparing Lipids Function: Stores energy Building Blocks Deficiency Site of Digestion Food Sources Calories per Gram: 9 cal/gram Saturated fats below 7-10% Great fuel for muscles Protein Enzymes made out of proteins, which are made out of amino acids Protein digestion starts in the stomach, and hits it big in the small intestine CHO, amino acids, held together Body tries not to burn much protein for fuel Calories Per Gram: 4 cal/gram Six Classes of Nutrients Carbohydrate Lipid Protein Vitamin Mineral Water Essential Nutrients Must be consumed in the diet Cannot be made within the body Not made at a rate relative to need Monosaccharides Glucose (blood sugar) Insulin is needed in the cell Fructose Galactose Disaccharides Sucrose (table sugar)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PHI 1034 taught by Professor Brigham during the Fall '07 term at Missouri (Mizzou).
- Fall '07