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Study Guide #11
From a nutritional perspective - what is a mineral?
A mineral is an element that is essential for
health in relatively small amounts.
Name three minerals
Iron, Calcium and Magnesium.
What do minerals do in the body?
They work in conjunction with enzymes.
What are trace minerals?
Trace minerals are those elements that are essential nutrients in extremely small amounts.
A molecule is organic when it has at least...
...one carbon atom bonded with one hydrogen atom.
Name the five major categories of organic molecules found in the body
Methane, Ethane, Ethanol, Lactic acid and Glucose.
Which monosaccaride is most readily used by the body as energy source?