Background: In this assignment, you will investigate the chemical composition of the foods we eat as our bodies break down food by the digestive process.
The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory has posted a resource through which you can investigate the chemical composition of foods. Go to the USDA Lab Link at USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory:http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/
Type in a keyword, then select a food group using the drop-down arrow, then click “submit.”
This pulls up a menu with lots of choices.
Choose one food choice, then click “submit”
Next choose a portion size, then click “submit”
This will bring up the nutritional information needed to complete the assignment.
Select Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juice
Apples, raw, with skin.