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Sacramento City College NUTRI 300 Chapter 7 1)Describe the differences among indispensable, dispensable, and conditionally indispensable amino acids

Health Science

Sacramento City College

NUTRI 300

Chapter 7

1)Describe the differences among indispensable, dispensable, and conditionally indispensable amino acids.

 

 

 

 

  1. List the functions of body proteins.

 

 

 

  1. How is protein related to immune function?

 

 

 

  1. What is meant by nitrogen balance? Give examples of conditions associated with positive and negative nitrogen balance.

 

 

  1. What are complementary proteins? List three examples of food combinations that contain complementary proteins.

 

 

 

  1. Describe a vegan diet.

 

 

 

  1. List the potential health benefits of a vegetarian diet.

 

 

 

  1. What health effects occur if you are protein deficient?

 

 

 

  1. What health effects can occur over time from consuming too much protein?

 

 

 

 

Spotlight on Metabolism

 

  1. What is the “universal energy currency”?

 

 

 

  1. In the catabolic pathways, what two molecules accept electrons? Where are these electrons carried?

 

 

 

  1. What four pathways are involved in extracting energy from carbohydrate? Which of these pathways are anaerobic, and which are aerobic?

 

 

 

  1. What molecule does beta-oxidation form from the two-carbon links it “clips” off a fatty acid chain? What else does beta-oxidation produce that is important to producing ATP?

 

 

  1. What dictates whether an amino acid is considered glucogenic or ketogenic?

 

 

 

  1. What are ketone bodies, and when are they produced?

 

 

 

  1. Name the three tissues where energy is stores. Which contains the largest store of energy?

 

 

 

  1. Define gluconeogenesis and lipogenesis. Under what conditions do they predominantly occur? What are their primary inputs and outputs?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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