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Food Testing Lab: Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats—ChemTopic™ Lab Activity

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The Food Guide Pyramid is a familiar symbol of healthy eating and good nutrition with recommended servings for foods promotes a good energy balance in the diet. Nutrition labels typically list the amount of each of these nutrients in different foods. With the Food Testing Lab: Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats—ChemTopic™ Lab Activity, test a variety of foods to see how carbohydrates, proteins and fats can be identified in the lab with classification tests.

Concepts

  • Benedict’s Test
  • Biuret Test
  • Starch–Iodine Test
  • Sudan III Test