NEET Biology Notes Calorific Fuel Value
Calorific Fuel Value
It is the amount of energy liberated during complete combustion of 1 g of a substance is measured by in bomb calorimeter. For carbohydrates, gross energy or per gram caloric value is 4.7 kcal. For fat, the caloric value is 9.45 kcal. For proteins, gross energy or per gram caloric value is 4.64 kcal. According to these caloric values of different nutrients, fats have the highest calorific fuel value.
Disorders of the Digestive System
These are divided into following two types,
i.e. deficiency diseases and digestive disorders.
These are caused by the lack of some particular nutrient in a person’s diet. Some of them are as given below
These are usually ailments of the gastrointestinal tract. The description is given below :