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the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius
a nutrient that is composed of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen, and are a major source of energy
a nutrient composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen forms the cell membrane and is used as insulation in our bodies
a nutrient that contains nitrogen as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and is used for tissue repair and growth in the body.
very large organic molecule that contains the instructions cells need to carry out all the functions of life.
the most important nutrient in the body because all chemical reactions take place in this substance
the process by which nutrients pass through the wall of your digestion system into the blood
a thick, slippery substance that makes food easier to swallow and move through our digestive system
involuntary muscle contractions in the digestive system that help move food through the system
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