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BSC 1005 Lecture 7

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BSC 1005 Lecture 7
Lab-BIOL 1005-010
Diane Lowell
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Date Created: 10/03/16
Lecture 7 Vocab  Malnutrition = a medical condition resulting from the lack of essential nutrients in the  diet  Macronutrients = nutrients that organisms must ingest in large amounts to maintain  health (EX. Carbs, proteins, lipids)  Digestion = process of breaking down huge food molecules into smaller pieces so that  our body can use them  Metabolism = all chemical reactions occurring in the body  Catabolic reactions = break down larger structures into smaller ones  Anabolic reactions = build new structures from smaller subunits  Enzyme = protein that speeds up a chemical reaction  Substrate = molecule to which an enzyme binds and on which it acts  Active site = part of an enzyme that binds to the substrate  Catalysis = the process of speeding up the rate of chemical reaction  Activation energy = energy required for a chemical reaction to start  Micronutrients = nutrients. Including vitamins and minerals, that organisms must ingest  in small amounts to maintain health  Cofactors = Inorganic micronutrients required to activate an enzyme  Coenzymes = Small organic molecules required to activate enzymes  Minerals = inorganic elements required by organisms for normal growth, reproduction,  and tissue maintenance  Vitamins = organic molecules required in small amounts for normal growth,  reproduction, and tissue maintenance  Complete foods = foods that contain all the nutrients necessary  RUTF = Ready­to­use food therapeutics  Balanced diet = fruits, vegetables, and whole grains making up most of your diet  Lecture 7 Information  Malnutrition is the number one killer of children around the world  More children die each year from malnutrition than from AIDS, TB and Malaria  Combined  Macronutrients are large molecules  They must be broken down through digestion to be fully used  Macronutrients ­ Proteins  Broken down into amino acids  Used to assemble new proteins that have many different functions in the body ­ Carbs  Broken down into simple sugars  Used to build cell­surface markers, energy­storage molecules ­ Fats  Broken down into fatty acids and glycerol  Used to build molecules that form call membranes  Used to assemble the phospholipids that make up cell membranes  Nucleic acids ­ Are NOT macronutrients ­ Provided in SMALL mounts ­ Used to build DNA and RNA ­ Broken down into individual nucleotides  Essential Nutrients ­ Cells cannot synthesize them ­ Must be obtained through diet ­ Essential amino acids  20 amino acids used to build proteins  9 cannot be synthesized  Digestion ­ A series of chemical reactions to break down the bonds that hold food molecules  together ­ Starts in our mouths and continues throughout the digestive system  Metabolism ­ The assistance of helper molecules called enzymes  Micronutrients ­ Minerals act as cofactors ­ Vitamins act as coenzymes  The Peanut Butter Project ­ Nonprofit organization using peanut butter to end malnutrition in Africa ­ Peanut butter, full­fat milk, sugar, vegetable oil


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