The main component of starch and glycogen, called blood sugar, the most important carbohydrate fuel for the human body
Fiber and other indigestible carbohydrates are partially broken down by the bacteria in the:
The rise in blood glucose levels after eating stimulates the pancreas to secret the hormone_____, causing blood glucose levels to____
Hormone, stimulates the synthesis of protein, fat, and glycogen, and secreted by the pancreas
Where there is not sufficient carbohydrate to completely metabolize fatty acids, these molecules form:
___is caused by an autoimmune destruction of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
Type 1 diabetes
____is an important component of cell membrane, forming a lipid bilayer by orientating the water-soluble portion towards the water environment
Which of the following choices represents monosaccharide:disaccharide:complex with regard to classification of carbohydrates?
The best known phospholipid used by the food industry to prevent oil from separating from other ingredient is____
Since chylomicrons are too large to enter the capillaries in the small intestine, they pass into the:
If the diet is deficient in one or more of the___amino acids, the body must break down existing proteins to provide the amino acids
To maintain a healthy body weight, Shaundra needs to eat 1850 calories per day. To be within the DRIs recommendations for total fat intake, which of the following amounts of total fat should be her upper limit
Which of the following represents the correct sequence of steps that occur in protein synthesis?
Transcription-->mRNA takes genetic code to ribosomes-->translation
The___amino acid is the essential amino acid that is available in the lowest concentration relative to the body's needs
Protein___is a measure of how good the protein in food is at providing the essential amino acids the body needs
Someone whose nitrogen output is greater than their nitrogen intake is said to be in
Negative nitrogen balance
These are certain conditions under which some of the nonessential amino acids cannot be synthesized to meet the body's needs. When this occurs these amino acids are referred to as___amino acids.
Protein requirements per unit of body weight are____for infants and children than for adults
Matt weights 185 pounds and he wants to make sure that he is getting the RDA requirement for protein. How many grams of proteins should he be getting to meet the RDA? (1kg=2.2 pounds)
Lipids that are consumed in the diet are absorbed into the intestinal mucosal cells. From here, all of the following molecules, with the exception of____, are not soluble in water, and are thus packaged for transport.
short-chain fatty acids
Body proteins that are broken down to make glucose are no longer available to do their jobs like to speed up a chemical reaction or to contract a muscle
The glycemic index is a measure of how quickly and how high blood glucose levels rise after carbohydrates are consumed
The process by which amino acids enter the body involves as energy-requiring amino acids transport system