Flashcards in  Class 5- Theisen Fundametal Of Nutrition Deck (141)
How many kcal/g in alcohol
Crucial for maintaining health:
What happens if inadequate diet of Essential AA:
Negative nitrogen balance
Why are there EFA?
We cant make the cis bond. that's why there's no way to digest...
Fat-soluble vitamins cant be absorbed if:
there's is a bile/emulsification error
Where does vit d become activated?
What hormone would increase activation of Vit D?
PTH and low PO4
Function of Vit D?
Reabsorption of Ca+
Important serve of energy
Oxidation of carbon fuels
Ultimate electron acceptor
Reduced and more PE!
How does the oxidation of carbon take place?
When a fuel is oxidized, the oxidation takes place one carbon at a time
Potential energy in saturated vs. polyunsaturated
Saturated has more potential energy
Carbon-oxidation energy cen be used to create ion gradients or
High phosphoryl-transfer potential ----both endpoints = ATP
Bond is broken and immediate energy=
Redox or ADP
Energy from foodstuffs is extracted in how many stages?
degradation and absorption
Sugars and FAs converted to acetyl CoA-some ATP produced
Aerobic respiration- most ATP made