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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?