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SCIE206 - Unit 1 Scientific Method Molecules




Question;A.Nutrition;Analyze the nutritional components of the food you select, and in your own;words, answer the following questions using the USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory;Web site as listed in the unit Web resources;What was the food and portion size you chose?Describe its composition in terms of carbohydrates, lipids;and proteins.How many calories are in your food item? (Found in the;Database as Energy ? kcal)List some of the most common vitamins and minerals in this;food item.Are there other important nutritional components of this food;item? If so, list these. If not, say so.B.Water;How much of your food item is water?Provide one reason why water is important for life. To;adequately answer this question, it will be necessary to explain a reason;for water?s importance based upon its chemical and /or physical;properties.C.Biological Molecule;State the most abundant category of biological molecule in;your food: carbohydrates, lipids, or proteins.Describe the structure of this type of molecule, and its;primary function(s). This section will not be a one sentence;answer. In order to adequately ?describe? an entire category of biological;molecules, you will need to briefly review their basic molecular;structures and functions.D.Recommendation;After identifying the;nutritional components, discuss WHY you would or would not recommend this food;item as part of a healthy, nutritious diet. Be sure to use references and;guidelines such as the Food Pyramid and Recommended Daily Allowances to support;your recommendations.;You can go to the USDA;interactive Food Pyramid resources to help you analyze nutritional needs. Here;is the link:;Organize and label your DB;according to the four assignment parts, A. Nutrition, B. Water, C. Biological;Molecules, and D. Recommendation.


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