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What are the molecules of cooking?

Fat, carbohydrate, protein
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What are main types of carbohydrates?

Sugars (e.g., glucose, fructose, sucrose) or starches (polymers - long chains - of sugars)
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In which form do fats exist at room temperature?

Liquid, solid
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What are examples of carbohydrates?

From seaweeds: agar; from land plants: pectin, guar gum, methylcellulose; from microbes: gellan, xanthan gum
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What do proteins do when you heat them up?

They change configuration
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What do proteins consist of?

Proteins are polymers (long chains) of amino acids
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How many different amino acids are there?

20
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Of which elemts do carbohydrates exist?

Carbon C, Hydrogen H and Oxygen O