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Which of the following major nutrients must be digested in order to be used by the body?
a) Starch, Vitamins, Proteins
b) Water, Starch, Vitamins
c) Lipids, Starch, Proteins
d) Proteins, Lipids, Minerals

This nutrient is used as a primary source of energy.
a) Protein
b) Water
c) Lipids
d) Carboyhydrates

These nutrients function as coenzymes.
a) Vitamins
b) Starch
c) Lipids
d) Minerals

The chemical reactions that involve building larger molecules from smaller molecules is known as
a) Catabolism
b) Cellular respiration
c) Anabolism
d) Glycolysis

This major nutrient is most necessary for building cell membranes, myelin sheaths, and for insulating the body.
a) Proteins
b) Carbohydrates
c) Minerals
d) Lipids

What are the building blocks of a digested protein molecule?
a) Amino acids
b) Simple sugars
c) Fatty acids
d) Glycerol

Which three of the major nutrients are organic?
a) Lipids, Minerals, Starch
b) Carbohydrates, Vitamins, Water
c) Proteins, Carbohydrates, Vitamins
d) Water, Proteins, Lipids

What are the building blocks of a digested starch molecule?
a) Amino acids
b) Simple sugars
c) Fatty acids
d) Glycerol

Which food provides the best source of cellular energy for making ATP?
a) Steak
b) Pasta
c) Cheese
d) Salad

Metabolism is best defined as
a) the break down of substances into simpler molecules.
b) the building of larger molecules or structures from smaller ones.
c) the breaking apart of glucose to release chemical energy from its bonds to make ATP.
d) a broad term referring to all chemical reactions that are necessary to maintain life.

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