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Flashcards in Carbohydrates, Fats/lipids, Protein Deck (3):
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Carbohydrates

-can be simple sugars(glucose)
or chains of sugar(starch)
-needed for energy
-broken down by carbohydrase/amylase

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Fats/lipids

-made of one glycerol
molecule and 3 fatty acids
-broken down by lipase in intestines
-needed for energy/insulation

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Protein

-made of chains of
amino acids
-needed for growth and
repair
-broken down by protease
in stomach (acidic)

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