Nutrition 08

Nutrition 08 - 1 Nutrition (Chap. 45 pp. 886 to 891)...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Nutrition (Chap. 45 pp. 886 to 891) Nutrients Water Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Vitamins & Minerals Review macromolecule structures: Chap. 3 Water ● 70% of human body ● Medium for chem. rxs. ● Vehicle for absorbtion ● Temp. regulation Water ● Found: in cells, interstitial fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, blood, amniotic fluid ● Dehydration 2 Energy Yield Lipids: 9 kcal (C) Proteins: 4 kcal (C) Carbs.: 4 kcal (C) Carbohydrates ► Dietary carbs. : Starches, sugars & dietary fiber Animals store glycogen Plants store starch ● Complex carbs. : Polysacch. Food: Rice, potatoes, corn & cereal grains Carbohydrates ● Simple carbohydrates: Di or Monosacch. Food: Fruits and milk (naturally present) ● Dietary fiber (cellulose, roughage): Food: Fruits, vegetables & whole grains Good Why ? Proper functioning of the colon 3 Carbohydrates Function: ● Fuel for the body: 1g. Carb = 4 Kcal (C) ● Precursors for other molecules ● Not essential in the nutritional sense Why ?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Brey during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Nutrition 08 - 1 Nutrition (Chap. 45 pp. 886 to 891)...

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