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Macronutrients – 6th Years, Revision

on June 4, 2017

6th Years, use the questions below to help you revise macronutrients .

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Answer the following questions in relation to Lipids, Protein and Carbohydrates.

1. Draw and explain the structure of the following;

a) Lipids – saturated, unsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids

b) Proteins – Primary, secondary and tertiary structure of protein

c) Carbohydrates – Monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides

2) List a source of each of the classifications above (ie 1 source of saturated fatty acid, 1 source of an unsaturated….)

3) Outline 3 properties of each micronutrient (list, explain and give an example)

4) Give 4 biological functions of each macronutrient

5) Outline the digestion, absorption and utilisation of each

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