Which term is a unit of measure of energy in foods?
Which of these is NOT part of the small intestines?
Where does nearly all of the absorption of nutrients take place?
What happens in the large intestines?
excess water is absorbed from food waste
food is broken down mechanically
chemical digestion by digestive enzymes begins
After leaving the mouth, where does food travel?
through the esophagus to the stomach
into the small intestines
into the large intestines
Which of these is not a carbohydrate?
Which carbohydrate is found in foods such as milk and fruit and break down to glucose in your digestive system?
Which is not true about starches?
Starch cannot be broken down by the digestive system.
Starches are found in foods such as grains and vegetables.
Starches are broken down by the digestive system to glucose.
Which carbohydrate cannot be broken down by the digestive system, yet is important because it keeps sugar and lipids at normal levels?
Which nutrient is made up of amino acids and is used to make up muscles?
Which nutrient provides the body with more than twice the amount of energy per gram as carbohydrates?
Which mineral is essential for strong bones and teeth?
Which vitamin promotes normal vision?