Balanced diet

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  • Balanced diet
    • Lipids
      • cell membranes
      • protection
      • fatty acids and glycerol
      • cheese
      • meat
      • insulation
      • translucency test
      • butter
      • slow release energy
    • Carbohydrates
      • glycogen
      • pasta
      • starch
        • Iodine test: iodine turns from brown to blue-black if starch is present
      • bread
      • glucose
        • Benedict's solution: put the food tested in a test tube with benedict's solution. Heat it in a water bath. Benedict's solution turns from blue to brick-red if glucose is present. The more the colour of the solution is red or close to red after heating, the more their is glucose present in the  food tested.
      • rice
      • cellulose
      • potatoes
      • fast energy release
    • Protein
      • amino acids
      • enzymes
      • fish
      • meat
      • nuts
      • eggs
      • hormones
      • growth and repair
      • biuret (lilac = light purple)
    • Fibre
      • stops constipation
    • Vitamins & minerals
      • lack of vitamin C causes scurvy
      • lack of vitamin D causes rickets
      • lack of iron causes anaemic
      • lack of calcium causes your bones to be weak
  • lack of vitamin D causes rickets

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