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Which statement about proteins is correct?
They are made from carbohydrates and used for energy storage.
They are made from amino acids and are used for growth and repair.
They are made from amino acids and are used as a high energy store.
RDA for protein is calculated using this equation: RDA in g = 0.75 × body mass in kg. What is the RDA for an 80 kg person?
BMI is calculated using this equation: BMI = mass in kg ÷ (height in m)2. What is the BMI of an 80 kg person who is 2 m tall?
A person with a BMI of 18 is likely to be:
Food passes along the gut by:
Sliding on slippery mucus.
Waves of muscle contractions.
What do lipases digest?
Which statement about bile is correct?
It is made in the pancreas and stored in the liver.
It is made in the small intestine and stored in the gall bladder.
It is made in the liver and stored in the gall bladder.
It is alkaline and emulsifies fats.
It is acidic and emulsifies fats.
It is alkaline and reduces the surface area for enzymes to work on.