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Glucose- in our blood, Fructose- in fruit, Galactose- in milk
Identify 3 examples of monosaccharides and what the sugar is found in.
Sucrose- table sugar, Lactose- milk sugar, Maltose- malt sugar
List 3 examples of disaccharides and what the sugar is found in.
Starch- plants, Cellulose- peristalsis, Glycogen- muscle
List 3 examples of polysaccharides and where they are found.
Have single bonds between carbon atoms, Originate from animal sources, Are solid at room temperature
Describe 3 features of saturated fatty acids.
Double bonds between carbon atoms in the chain, Originate from plants, Liquid at room temperature
What are 3 featuresof unsaturated fatty acids?
Helps to stabilize all animal cell membranes, and synthesize steroid hormones such as sex hormones and adrenal cortex
What does cholesterol do in the cell membrane?
One was vegetarian exclusively, was taller and heavier.The other one, Australopithecus, was an omnivorous animal. He existed at the same time period, but was smaller and of slighter build.
Primitive man emerged in two forms. List and explain them.
His liver continued to synthesize cholesterol for normal body metabolism
Man emerged a meat eater and cholesterol became a vital part of his chemical makeup. What happened during lean periods of hunting and starvation?
A waxy, white, fat-like substance and an essential body chemical. It is made in the liver and gastrointestinal tract.
Small intestine, Testicles, Kidney, and Skin.
If the liver were removed or malfunctioning where else can cholesterol be made?
Related to cholesterol and the buildup of cholesterol-containing plaque in the arteries.
The artery clogged with metabolic debris including cholesterol, calcium and other garbage including heavy metals such as lead and mercury.
Predators, Natural accidents, Infectious diseases
List 3 causes of death for Paleolithic primitives.
Weighs 1/40 of the body weight and is fueled by glucose
How much does does the human brain weigh and what is it fueled by?
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