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FATS

Fats are made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.
All FATS provide 9 Kcal per gram
Too much FAT in the diet can make us fat.








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Hidden Fat is fat that you cannot see in a food product. High hidden fat products
include chocolate bars, cheese, pizza and fried foods.


Questions

1. Give two reasons why we need to eat fat?
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2. How much energy is supplied by 1g of fat? ...........................................




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CARBOHYDRATES

Carbohydrates are made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. During
digestion carbohydrates are changed to glucose, which is used for energy.
Excess glucose is converted into fatty acids and stored as body fat.









IMPORTANT
Starchy carbohydrates such as bread and potatoes are the healthiest sources of energy in
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Questions

1. Why do we need carbohydrates in our diet?
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2. What are the three groups of carbohydrates?
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3. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic sugars?
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4. What is dietary fibre?
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