Chapter 6 Nutrition

  1. The action of hydrochloric acid in the stomach on protein results in ________ .
    denaturation
  2. What is the simplest amino acid?
    glycine
  3. Essential amino acids are those that ________ .
    the body does not make in sufficient amounts, so they must be included in the diet
  4. What substance converts the inactive pepsinogen to its active form, pepsin?
    hydrochloric acid
  5. The process of messenger RNA being made from a template of DNA is known as ________ .
    transcription
  6. The average lifespan of a skin cell is about
    30 days
  7. Urea is the body's principal vehicle for excreting unused ________ .
    nitrogen
  8. A person who regularly eats a high - protein diet needs to make sure they ________ .
    drink plenty of water
  9. The digestibility of most animal proteins is ________ .
    90-99 percent
  10. The value of a protein in a diet is determined by four of the following factors. The exception is ________ .
    amount of food
  11. The condition that occurs when the diet provides too little protein is known as ________ .
    protein - energy malnutrition
  12. Evidence suggests cancer of the colon, pancreas, and ovaries is connected with high consumption of ________ .
    Red meat and processed meats
  13. What percentage of total food energy should protein provide?
    10-35%
  14. An ounce of most protein foods delivers about ________ .
    7 grams of protein
  15. Whey protein is a waste product from the manufacturing of ________ .
    Cheese
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