Advanced Glycation End Products: Definition & Nutrition


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AGEs come into our body when lipids and proteins become:

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1. In those with atherosclerosis, it is observed that AGEs accumulate on the vessel wall causing them to become:

2. The food with the highest AGEs are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet is designed to provide a quick way in which you can measure your knowledge of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). You might take the quiz before reviewing the lesson to see what you know and again after reading it to determine what you learned from it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You must be able to do the following when you take this quiz:

  • Explain what happens to lipids and proteins to form AGEs
  • Select the term used to describe what happens to AGEs that accumulate on the vessel wall in those with atherosclerosis
  • Identify which food has the highest AGEs
  • Discuss when the Maillard reaction occurs
  • Name a disease of aging that has an impact on brain function

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as in which foods AGEs are found
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a disease of aging that affects the brain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Maillard reaction and the formation of AGEs

Additional Learning

You can further expand your knowledge of this topic by using the lesson called Advanced Glycation End Products: Definition & Nutrition. You will have the opportunity to learn more about:

  • What high levels of AGEs are associated with
  • Which AGEs are most common
  • Where RAGE is mostly found
  • What kind of complication is most seen in diabetics with high HbA1c
  • How AGEs are associated with wrinkling