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1 Insects and Nutrition
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2 Nutrition The act or process of nourishing or being nourished: or the sum of the processes by which an organism takes in and utilizes food substances
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3 Major Organic Molecules of Life Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Nucleic Acids
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4 Functions of Organic Molecules Carbohydrates – simple and complex sugars Function is for short-term energy storage Can be used quickly
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5 Functions of Organic Molecules Proteins Control of body functions – as enzymes and hormones Act as structural molecules Are used for energy
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6 Functions of Organic Molecules Lipids fats, waxes, and oils Function for long-term energy storage Shock absorption Insulation Hydrophobic
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Saturated vs. Unsaturated Fats Saturated Unhealthy Solid at room temp. Animal and dairy products Unsaturated Healthier Liquid at room temp.
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course ISB 207 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.

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