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Flashcard: Biology Nutrition Terms

AMINO ACID – is the basic building block of protein ANABOLIC – a chemical reaction where small molecules join together to make larger molecules e.g. photosynthesis. BIOMOLECULES – are chemicals that make up living things. They are made up of elements such as carbon (C), hydrogen (H), oxygen (O) and… Continue Reading →

Junior Cert. Science: Nutrition and Digestion

Food is needed for energy, growth, repair and protection against disease in the body. Food is made up of chemicals called nutrients A food’s energy value is how much energy that can be obtained from the food. A balanced diet consists of the correct amounts of each type of food…. Continue Reading →