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Unformatted text preview: 6. Certain nutrients are essential because the body cannot synthesize them independently, or create enough to satisfy metabolic needs. 7. Models, animals from which we can learn and often find human applications for, have rapidly progressed scientific knowledge due to the ability to substitute them for humans or other species, which may have physical, legal, or ethical restraints. 8. Nutrition is less exact than the physical sciences because all biological organisms are different and variable. Not only are no two organisms ever exactly the same but every organism has a different environment and physical energy output. 9. Antoine Lavoisier is often called the founder of the science of nutrition. He recognized the need for protein, fat, and carbohydrates....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course SCIENCES 3543 taught by Professor Stevedamron during the Spring '12 term at Oklahoma State.
- Spring '12