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Unit 4 - Chem 004 Spring 2007 The Chemistry of Nutrition...

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1 Chem 004 - Spring 2007 Blackboard: http://blackboard.gwu.edu Office Hours: MW 3:10-3:55 PM, 1957 E street, room 213 or by appointment The Chemistry of Nutrition Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins Vitamins and Minerals Steroids Cholesterol, Sex Hormones The Chemistry of Nutrition - Outline Composition of the Human Body 20% 20% 60% Water Fats Proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus Water serves both as a reactant and a product in metabolic reactions, as a coolant and thermal regulator, and as a solvent. Macronutrients : carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Provide all the energy and most of the raw material for repair and synthesis
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