Eating For Health

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    • Proteins
      • Function
        • Growth Repair
      • Break Down
        • Into amino acids
          • The body can make 11 of the 20
          • We must get 9 from our diet
            • Essential amino acids
        • During digestion
        • Absorbed to make new proteins
      • High Biological Value
        • Eggs Animal Tissue Quinoa Soya Beans
      • Low Biological Value
        • Plant Sources Quorn Nuts Rice Pulses
        • Tofu TVP Quorn
    • Fats
      • Saturated
        • Raise cholesterol
        • Solid at room temperature
        • Animal fats
      • Unsaturated & Polyunsaturated
        • Lower cholesterol
        • Vegetable Fats
        • Liquid at room temperature
      • Hydrogenated
        • Hydrogen bubbled through oils
        • As bad as saturated
        • To improve flavour and shelf life
    • Vitamins
      • Water Suluble
        • Vitamin B Complex
          • Yeast, Meat
          • Releases energy from food
        • Vitamin C
          • Citrus Fruits, Green Veg
          • Helps iron absoption
        • Vitamin B Complex Folate
          • Leaf Green Veg, Bananas, Pulses
          • Makes red blood cells
      • Fat Soluble
        • Vitamin A
          • Margerine, Cereal, Sunlight
          • Strong teeth/bones
        • Vitamin D
          • Egg Yolk, Red Fruit/Veg, Liver
          • Healthy eyes, Bone growth
      • Made up of..
        • Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
      • Uses
        • Prevent illness
        • Aid/build repair
        • Control bodies release of energy
    • Carbohydrates
      • Functions
        • Energy
          • Sugars provide instant energy
        • NSP (fibre) to reduce cholesterol
        • Eliminate waste
      • Types
        • Sugars
          • Simple Or Two sugars joined
          • Instant energy
        • NSP
        • Starches
          • Polysaccharides - many sugars joined
          • Digested into sugars then energy released
            • Slower releasing
      • Problems
        • Excess stored as fat
        • Tooth decay
    • Minerals and Water
      • Uses
        • Building the body and controlling how it works
      • Calcuim
        • Dairy
        • Strong teeth and bones
      • Phosphorus
        • Plant and animal cells
        • Strong teeth and bones
      • Sodium (salt)
        • Fish,Manufactured Food
        • Water balance, nerve/muscle activity
      • Flouride
        • Seafood, Toothpaste
        • Protects teeth
      • Iron
        • Meat, Cocoa
        • Transports oxygen around the body
      • Water
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    • Health
      • Traffic Light Labelling
      • Eatwell Plate
      • Being or Overweight increases the risk of developing..
        • Coronary Heart Disease
        • Cancers
        • Type 2 Diabetes
        • High Blood Pressure
      • Fortification
        • Addition of nutrients to food
      • Macro Nutrients
        • ProteinFat Carbs
      • Micro Nutrients
        • VitaminsMinerals

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