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Carbohydrates composed of ten or more monosaccharide units are generally classifieds polysaccharides, and their molecules are colloidal in size. They may be considered as condensation polymers in which the monosaccharides (or their derivatives such as ...

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The essential Macronutrients are water, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. In developed countries, vitamin deficiencies result mainly from poverty, food fads, drugs, or alcoholism. Vitamin toxicity (hypervitaminosis) usually results from taking mega doses of Vitamin A, D, B6, or niacin. In general, excess amounts of water-soluble vitamins are excreted via the Kidneys. Vitamins may […]

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The human pituitary gland is reddish – Grey, an oval structure about 10mm in diameter located in the brain just behind the optic chiasma as an extension of the field the hypothalamus. The average weight of the gland in females is 0.5 – 0.6gm and in males is 0.6 to 0.7 gm.  The Pituitary gland location […]

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In the United States, each year about 1 in 10,000 to 15,000 babies is born with PKU. This disease occurs in all ethnic groups. But it is most common in Native Americans and northern Europeans in African Americans, or Japanese in Ashkenazi Jews. What causes PKU? PKU is inherited. That means it is passed from parents to children […]

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