Core Practical: Food Tests



This video covers the Core Practical to ‘Investigate the use of chemical reagents to identify starch, reducing sugars, proteins and fats’. The video also covers which monomers make up these large food molecules and how to calculate the energy content of food.

Key Words

polymer, ethanol, monomer, protein, amino acid, carbohydrase, protease, lipase, glycerol, carbohydrates, sugars, fatty acid, lipid, pancreas iodine, Benedict's, Sudan III, Biuret.