Macronutrient Calculation Quiz

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What is the percentage of calories from fat in a Nature Valley Granola Bar?

33%

What is the percentage of calories from carbohydrates in a Nature Valley Granola Bar?

61%

What do amylases break down?

Starch

What is the term for the masticated round lump of food?

Bolus

What are villi?

Fingerlike projections in the small intestine

Study Notes

Nutrition in Nature Valley Granola Bars

  • 30-40% of calories in a Nature Valley Granola Bar come from fat.
  • 50-60% of calories in a Nature Valley Granola Bar come from carbohydrates.

Digestive Enzymes

  • Amylases break down carbohydrates into simple sugars.

Digestive System

  • A bolus is the term for the masticated round lump of food.

Intestinal Absorption

  • Villi are small, finger-like projections in the small intestine that increase the surface area for nutrient absorption.

Test your knowledge of macronutrient calculations with this NUFD10 study guide quiz. Calculate the percentage of calories from fat, carbohydrates, and protein in a Nature Valley granola bar serving. Perfect for nutrition students studying macronutrient composition and calorie distribution.

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