Unformatted text preview: cylglycerol
Unsaturated 1 . Fats, phospholipids, and steroids.
2 . Building blocks of fats. 3 . Most common type of fat molecule, with three fatty acids
bound to a glycerol molecule.
4 . Fatty acid that contains only single covalent bonds between
the carbon atoms.
5 . Believed to be the best type of fat in the diet. Proteins ❛❛All proteins contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen, and most have some sulfur.❜❜
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Structural The building blocks of proteins are 20 basic types of
(1) molecules. Humans can synthesize 12 of these from
simple organic molecules, but the remaining eight are called
(2) , and must be included in the diet. The ability of proteins
to perform their functions depends on their (3) . (4) occurs
when hydrogen bonds that maintain a protein's shape are
broken, and the protein becomes nonfunctional. Proteins
perform many important functions. (5) are proteins that
regulate the rate of chemical reactions, (6) proteins
provide the framework for many of the body's tissues, and
muscles contain proteins tha...
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