Hank explains the different types of fat (saturated, unsaturated, omega-3, trans) that exist and illustrates their molecular makeup. He uses a jar of peanut butter to relate his explanations to the real world.
Hank explains that biological molecules are essential sources of energy. They are used for energy storage and are the instructions that help organisms grow. Biological molecules are found in carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Hank uses biological molecules to explain why humans don't eat grass and how humans get energy from bread.
Key Words: Sugars, Monosaccharides, Glucose, Fructose, Disaccharides, Sucrose, Polysaccharides, Cellulose, Glycogen
Hank explains the different types of nutrients that our body needs: water, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, lipids (fats), and proteins. He explains what each type of nutrient is used for and how it's used by the body.