Biological Molecules

Fats and Proteins

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.


USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory

USDA / ARS - View nutrient data on over 1,274 common foods.

Further Exploration

Food and Nutrition Information Center

USDA - provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

Amino Acid Selector

Institut Fur Cheme - Chemical structures of the 20 human amino acids (structure names are in German).

Ask a Nutritionist

U. Mass., Amherst

News & Events

Eating More Fish Lowers Stroke Risk

Science Daily

Protein-Rich Diets & Weight Loss

U. Illinois

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Food Finder

Olen Pub. - Fat calculator for fast food.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education