Macro Nutrients

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AS Food Technology (AQA) Section A on Macro nutrients

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Macronutrients NEEDED IN LARGER QUANTITIES CARBOHYDRATES PROTEIN NSP
CARBOHYDRATES COMPOUNDS OF CARBON, HYDROGEN AND OXYGEN TWO TYPES STARCH SUGAR
CARBOHYDRATES USES PROVIDE DIETARY ENERGY FIBRE (STARCHY FIBRE - NOT DIGESTED FOR ENERGY)
STARCH (DISACCHARIDES) - SOURCES OF ENERGY POTATOES, RICE, PASTA, CEREAL
SUGAR -TYPES OF SUGAR INTRINSTIC - BOUNDED INSIDE THE CELLUALR STRUCTURE (FRUCTOSE) EXTINSIC - NOT BOUNDED OUTSIDE CELLULAR STRUCTURE (LACTOSE)
SOURCES OF SUGAR EVERYTHING FRUIT AND VEGETABLES MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS HONEY SUCROSE - CHOCOLATE AND SWEETS
CARBOHYDRATES - FUNCTIONS SOURCE OF ENERGY TISSUE BUILDING FAT OXIDATION ACETATE - BREAK DOWN FATS ADDS FLAVOUR, STORE OF GLYCOGEN
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