macronutrient properties

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  1. denaturation
    the change in the structure of a protein chain caused by heat acids agitation etc
  2. elasticity
    some proteins are stretchy eg gluten in wheat which allows for the rising of bread
  3. maillard reaction
    a non enzymic form of browning due to a reaction to heat when a food contains both proteins and carbohydrates
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macronutrient properties
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2011-02-01 18:41:11
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a list of properties of macronutrients
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