Flashcards in Chapter 6 Learning Objectives Deck (25):
What are some dietary sources of protein?
Meat, eggs, dairy products
Grains, nuts, legumes (peas, peanuts, lentils)
What are the elemental components and general structures of an amino acid and a protein.
What is the difference between essential and non essential amino acids?
How does the order of amino acids in a polypeptide chain affect protein structure and function?
How does denaturation affect the function of a protein?
In what ways can a protein be denaturated?
What are the steps in protein digestion and absorption?
What are the steps involved in the synthesis of proteins.
What are the # functions of proteins in the body?
What is and RDA and AMDR for protein?
What are the conditions under which the body uses protein to produce energy?
What is the difference between kwashiokor and marasmus?
What are other conditions related to protein deficiency?
Why is protein-energy malnutrition more common in children than adults?
What are the potential risks associated with a high protein diet?
Explain how dietary protein can trigger a food allergy.
What are the # vegetarian diets and what do they consist of?
What are the benefits and risks of a vegetarian diet?
What are the nutrients of concern for vegans?