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Unit 3 Food Groups were used to guide good eating 1. Food Lists 2. Food wheels 3. Food pyramid a. Atkins reinvented pyramid to be upside down Vitamins 1. Intro: last class of nutrient to be discovered a. Chemically are organic (complicated) b. Required daily in small amount c. Function as coenzymes c.i. A substance attached to enzymes to help make them into action d. 1912, discovery of Vital Amine (required) in thrown away rice cover and due to that, people were dying e. White rice < Brown rice f. Vital amine vitamins f.i. However not all vitamins are amine (ex. Vit. C) f.ii. Discovered by Casmir Funk g. 1942 – Enrichment Act g.i. Government decided to add nutrients back into product to help people in war last longer g.ii. Found that people lived longer Classification Name Function Deficiency Other H2O soluble= water friendly (9) 5/9 are metabolic involving Thiamin B1 - Energy metabolism aka “cellular respiration” - takes 5 B1 vitamins to run cell - Beri Beri= loss of sensation in
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course BIOL 1400 taught by Professor Professorr.slobodnik during the Fall '09 term at Macomb Community College.

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