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Introduction to Food Macromolecule
Can you convince your friend to stop starving herself in the attempt to lose weight?

About This Simulation

In this simulation, you will help your friend get a healthy diet. You will investigate the types of macromolecules found in food. By performing a series of biochemistry tests, you will know the contents of various food items. Can you convince your friend to stop starving herself in the attempt to lose weight?

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Sara R. Milillo Ph.D.

Director of Math and Science

Bay Path University

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the types of macromolecules found in food
  • Understanding the structure of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids
  • Learning how to detect macromolecules in food samples

Techniques

  • Benedict test
  • Iodine test
  • Sudan test
  • Biuret test

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