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Re: Food Science B

Post by NeilMehta » May 5th, 2017, 5:42 pm

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NeilMehta wrote:What is the difference between sucrose and glucose?
Sucrose is a disaccharide while glucose is a monosaccharide.

What is a side effect of iodine deficiency?
hypothiroidism

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Will a Benedict's test read positive or negative for table sugar in water?
Why or why not?
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Re: Food Science B

Post by annchen128 » May 7th, 2017, 4:15 pm

NeilMehta wrote:
Question:
Will a Benedict's test read positive or negative for table sugar in water?
Why or why not?
It will read negative because the Benedict's test tests for a reducing sugar and sucrose is not a reducing sugar.

Give two examples of a trace mineral.
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Re: Food Science B

Post by NeilMehta » May 7th, 2017, 5:15 pm

annchen128 wrote:
NeilMehta wrote:
Question:
Will a Benedict's test read positive or negative for table sugar in water?
Why or why not?
It will read negative because the Benedict's test tests for a reducing sugar and sucrose is not a reducing sugar.

Give two examples of a trace mineral.
Iron n' Zinc

List four of the eight most common food allergies
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Re: Food Science B

Post by The48thYoshi » May 8th, 2017, 5:26 am

NeilMehta wrote:
annchen128 wrote:
NeilMehta wrote:
Question:
Will a Benedict's test read positive or negative for table sugar in water?
Why or why not?
It will read negative because the Benedict's test tests for a reducing sugar and sucrose is not a reducing sugar.

Give two examples of a trace mineral.
Iron n' Zinc

List four of the eight most common food allergies
Egg, Wheat, Milk, Soy
What's the difference between LDL and HDL?
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Re: Food Science B

Post by NeilMehta » May 8th, 2017, 8:56 pm

The48thYoshi wrote:
NeilMehta wrote:
annchen128 wrote:
It will read negative because the Benedict's test tests for a reducing sugar and sucrose is not a reducing sugar.

Give two examples of a trace mineral.
Iron n' Zinc

List four of the eight most common food allergies
Egg, Wheat, Milk, Soy
What's the difference between LDL and HDL?
HDLs are High Density Lipoproteins and LDLs are Low Density Lipoproteins
HDLs are healthy and help the body, while LDLs can increase the chances of blocked arteries

Name one way to tell a boiled egg apart from a raw egg without cracking either egg
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Re: Food Science B

Post by The48thYoshi » May 9th, 2017, 8:52 am

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Name one way to tell a boiled egg apart from a raw egg without cracking either egg
spin the egg. The raw egg is full of fluids so it wobbles when it is spinned, whereas the boiled egg spins normally
What is the name of the saturated hydrocarbon with 6 hydrogens?
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Re: Food Science B

Post by NeilMehta » May 10th, 2017, 8:56 pm

The48thYoshi wrote:
NeilMehta wrote:
Name one way to tell a boiled egg apart from a raw egg without cracking either egg
spin the egg. The raw egg is full of fluids so it wobbles when it is spinned, whereas the boiled egg spins normally
What is the name of the saturated hydrocarbon with 6 hydrogens?
hexane(?)

what kind of flour is used in pastries?
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