Nutrition Essentials Quiz

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What are the two main types of nutrients mentioned in the text?

Which macronutrient functions as energy for the body and also works as fiber for the gut bugs?

What are the three types of monosaccharides mentioned in the text?

Are carbohydrates considered essential nutrients for the body according to the text?

Which type of nutrients dissolve in water, according to the text?

Macronutrients are usually essential larger nutrients that our bodies need for energy. There are 3 main macronutrients that our bodies require to function… ______

Monosaccharides are made up 1 glucose, 1 fructose and 1 galactose. Disaccharides = 2 monosaccharides = sucrose, lactose & maltose (in lactose is glucose and galactose; in maltose is glucose and galactose) Soluble nutrients = fruit, veggies, oats etc. (it dissolves) Insoluble nutrients = grains and other fruits & veggies (it doesn't dissolve) Pastas & rices are made up of starches so they’re more a ______

Carbohydrates aren't an essential nutrient for the body due to the body being more than capable to produce its own. Carbohydrates are originally polysaccharides and then are broken down in the comical system to disaccharides and the ______

Macronutrients are usually referred as vitamins and minerals whilst ______

The carbohydrate nutrient has 3 types. Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and ______


Test your knowledge of nutrition with this quiz on macronutrients and micronutrients. Learn about the essential nutrients our bodies need for energy and overall health.

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