NASM EXAM CHAPTER 17 GLOSSARY

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NASM EXAM CHAPTER 17 GLOSSARY
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Chapter 17 Nutrition
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  1. NUTRITION
    the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and repair of tissues.
  2. CALORIE
    the amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1degrees C
  3. CALORIE
    A unit of expression of energy equal to 1,000 calories.  The amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram or liter of water 1 degrees Celsius.
  4. KILOCALORIE
    A Unit of expression of energy equal to 1,000 calories.  The amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram or liter of water 1 degrees C
  5. PROTIEN
    amino acids linked by peptide bonds
  6. CARBOHYDRATES
    Neutral compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen (such as sugars, starches, and cellulose), which make up a large portion of animal foods
  7. LIPIDS
    a group of compounds that includes triglycerides (fats and oil), phosphopholipids, and sterols.

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