Learning Outcomes for Chapter 9


To master the material in this chapter, a student needs to know...

  1. what the difference is in being undernourished and/or malnourished
  2. the differences in macronutrients and micronutrients
  3. how to identify the three main macronutrients and their chemical structures
  4. what a lipid is and its general composition and structure
  5. the differences in saturated and unsaturated fats
  6. the difference in a trans fat and a cis fat
  7. what it means for a fat to be hydrogenated and/or partially hydrogenated
  8. what is the distinguishing feature is in the structure of carbohydrates
  9. what amino acids are and how they make proteins
  10. what the structures are for the 5 highlighted amino acids in this chapter
  11. what the difference is in vitamins and minerals
  12. what the two major classifications of vitamins are
  13. the energy content (Calories) of each of the 3 macronutrients
  14. how to calculate and evaluate the calorie content of food based on the food label (Nutrition Facts)
  15. differences in the major consumer alcohols: methanol, isopropanol, and ethanol
  16. difference in ethanol and denatured ethanol
  17. what ABV means on an alcoholic beverage label
  18. how to convert ABV to number of grams and calories on an alcoholic drink
  19. how distillation works in separating/purifying liquids like ethanol
  20. how to calculate the mole fraction of a liquid in the vapor phase of a simple distillation


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