THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Preparation for Exam 3 and Final Exam
Disclaimer: These items are intended to help you think through the material for which you are
responsibile, but no claim is made that they are comprehensive.
EVERYTHING that the course covered (and was on the 'things you should know' pages) for Exam 1
HISTORY and GENERAL:
Who were the following people and what did they have to do with nutrition? Dr. William Beumont, Alexio St.
Martin, Daniel, Lavoisier, Lind, Babcock, Funk.
What is the first recorded nutritional experiment?
discover together with
Alexio St. Martin
Who was responsible for the health of the Limeys (British Navy)? Why are they called Limeys?
What was the significance of the single plant feeding experiment?
Who named vitamins after vital amines?
Who is credited with "Life is a chemical process", and is called the
Father of Nutrition
What are the
between animals and the plant materials that
serve as their food?
TERMS: Know and identify all of the following:
, monosaccharide, disaccharide, polysaccharide, starch, cellulose, glycogen,
, ribose, fructose,
galactose, maltose, cellobiose,
, amylase, amylopectin, amylose, cellulase, xylose,
mannose, acetic acid, propionic acid, butyric acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic
acid, arachidonic acid, essential fatty acid, glycerol, triglyceride (di-, mono-), phenylalanine, valine, tryptophan,
threonine, isoleucine, methionine, histidine, arginine, lysine, leucine, peptide bond, polypeptide, crude protein,
true protein, NPN,
Which could best be called the MOST IMPORTANT NUTRIENT?
Which nutrient class provides most of the energy in livestock diets?
Which nutrient class has the most energy per gram?