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Biology 9.2 SR1

Biology- Nutrition and Digestion Chapter 9 Section 1 SR -FINISHED

What are the four main elements of which living cells consist? carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen
What is the function of carbohydrates in our diet? they are the most important energy producing compounds
Explain why some dietary fiber is necessary in the diet. soluble fiber helps your stomach and intestines absorb nutrients and unsoluble fiber helps keep the intestines clean and healthy
What type of food do our bodies use as the main source of energy for doing things? carboydrates
What is the function of ATP? it is conveniently the temporary storage of chemical energy and also the energy carrier
What is the relationship between amino acids and proteins? proteins are made up of simpler molecules called amino acids
List food which are good sources of carbohydrates, those which are good sources of protein, and those which are high in fats. carbohydrate = cereals, bread, pasta, potatoes, and rice proteins = milk, cheese, eggs fats = canola oil, sunflower oil, and corn oiil
Explain why the body should obtain most of its energy from carbohydrates rather than fats, which are higher in energy than carbohydrates. because carbohydrates are healthier for you
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