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  • What Is Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

    OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS 1) Structure Figure 1.1 The omega-3 fatty acids are also known as ω-3 fatty acids or n-3 fatty acids which contain a long chain of polyunsaturated fatty acids and the chain ranges from 18 to 22 carbon atoms (Collins J.J., 2010). The fatty acids have two ends; the carboxylic acid end (-COOH) and the methyl end (-CH3). The carboxylic acid end is considered the starting of chain which is “alpha” and methyl chain is considered as the tail of the long chain…

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  • Lipophobia Theory

    important part in preventing our bodies to have an energy imbalance. Insulin talks to the body, the muscles, organs and tissues to use the glucose against the carbohydrates. The insulin is secreted in response to a carbohydrate called glucose. Glucose is mostly in starches, grains, and sugars. As cells become insulin resistant, the insulin is required to control blood glucose. Second, our hypothesis, eat less and exercise more, is faulty. Then so is the advice that everyone believes about how to…

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  • Lab Report: The Organic Molecules

    is also performing the important body functions such as regulation of blood glucose and providing of energy for the human body. They also spare the protein for energy…

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  • Artificial Sweeteners

    Artificial sweeteners are mostly used as a substitute for sugar in the management of diabetes and obesity. This is because they do not add calories when added to food. Artificial sweeteners have been used by such patients to achieve blood glucose control and energy control while maintaining their desired sweet taste in their meals. Artificial sweeteners have a high sweetness potency compared to sugar on a weight-for-weight basis. Therefore only little amounts are needed to be added to foods…

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  • Body Fat Research Paper

    Lipids have a significant energy role, but also a fundamental role in the composition of the membranes of cells, nuclei, and nervous tissue. Focus on these fats and the foods that contain them. Edible fats Dietary fats should be present in the daily diet at 2-3 g / kg bodyweight per day (30-35% of total energy intake). But this rate is very easily exceeded because lipids are not always visible. The hidden fats are those that are contained in foods that do not appear fatty: meat, cold meats,…

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  • Ferric Chloride Test Lab Report

    Introduction The ferric chloride test is used to determine the presence of phenols in a given sample or compound (for instance natural phenols in a plant extract). Enols, hydroxamic acids, oximes, and sulfinic acids give positive results as well. The ferric chloride test can be used to detect metabolites in urine in case of inborn error of metabolism such as phenylketonuria. In addition,the Ferric Chloride test can be used to detect salicylates in urine after an aspirin overdose.1 Background…

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  • The Ketogenic Lifestyle: Paleo Diet And Carbohydrate Diet

    like Paleo diet and Atkins diet have in common is that both diets start with a low intake of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates consumed is converted to glucose and it allows the body to make use of the glucose as a source of energy. However, it is important for the pancreas to release insulin into the bloodstream so that our cells will be able to access the glucose and have it converted to energy. The problem lies when we take too much carbohydrate in our body- making us fat and even suffer from blood…

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  • Five Nutrients

    Introduction: There are five main nutrients in food: 1. Protein 2. Carbohydrates 3. Lipids 4. Minerals 5. Vitamins Nutrients are part of a nutritious diet. It is important when trying to live a healthy lifestyle to get the correct balance of nutrients to say healthy. Nutrients are needed to build up and repair body tissue and cells that may become damaged or weakened. They help to maintain our vital organs and help keep our bones in working condition which helps strengthen us. Nutrients help…

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  • Analysis Of Wheat Flour And Lemon Balm

    Chemical composition of wheat flour and lemon balm. Data represented in figer (1) indicate to the chemical composition of wheat flour and lemon balm as raw materials in the formula of g /1oo g of dry weight basis. The lemon balm contains (17.10g, 16.11g and 50.56g) of protein, fiber and carbohydrates respectively. While the wheat flour as raw material contains (11.86g, 0.69g, and 75.69g) of protein, fiber and carbohydrates respectively. Assay of polyphenolic compounds of lemon balm leaves. Figer…

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  • Emulsifying Properties Of Spirulina In Ice Cream

    Emulsifying properties of aqueous extract of Spirulina in ice cream Table 7 presents the results of the developed O/W and W/O emulsifiers of the developed ice cream formulations. The O/W activities of the formulations of aqueous extract of Spirulina presented higher ativity when compared to the standard formulation, the formulations without emulsifier (F2) and without chantilly (F3) showed no significant difference (p0.05) on the surface tensions values found in the analyzes. The formulations…

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