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  • 1. Buttered Peanuts By: Marshall Vail, September 27, 2011
  • 2. Nutrition Facts 5 Servings Calories 631 kcal Protein 26.5 g Fat 50.3 g Carbohydrates 18.1 g Sodium 180 mg Peanuts are in the food group known as Meat and Beans because they are high in protein.Tuesday, September 27, 2011
  • 3. Results From Tests Method I took some mashed up peanuts and rubbed it on the filter paper. Put some mashed up peanut onto a plate and added iodine. Put mashed up peanuts into a test tube and added a bit of water to it then I put in 10 drops of Biurets A and 10 drops of Biurets B. I put some mashed up peanut into a test tube and added some water then I put in 10 drops Benedicts Solution into the test tube and heated for 2 minutes.Tuesday, September 27, 2011
  • 4. How are they digested? 1. The teeth smash the Peanuts until its mush 2. The enzymes in the saliva start to break down the starch. 3. The stomach digestive juices are mixed with the peanuts 4. The enzymes in the digestive juices break down the protein particles in the peanutsTuesday, September 27, 2011
  • 5. 5. The muscle at the end of the stomach allows the peanuts to pass through to the duodenum. 6. The enzymes in the duodenum then complete the break down of the protein particles and starch into sugar particles. 7. The bile start to dissolve the fat particles into a smaller size.Tuesday, September 27, 2011
  • 6. 8.Then the fat enzymes break down the fat particles even further. 9.Then the peanuts go to the ileum, where the protein, fat and sugar particles are absorbed into the blood stream by the villi. What’s left behind is now just undigested waste mostly made up of water, which then goes to the colon.Tuesday, September 27, 2011
  • 7. 10. During the journey through the colon most of the water is absorbed. 11. Now the waste goes to the anus where it is expelled., September 27, 2011
  • 8. What Are The Nutrients Used For? Protein is used for repairing and building tissues, producing enzymes and hormones for the body and making bones stronger. Fat gives the body energy and used for padding organs and nerves. Starch is used for long-lasting energy.Tuesday, September 27, 2011