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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.
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1. Give two reasons why we need to eat fat?
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2. How much energy is supplied by 1g of fat? ...........................................
3. Suggest three ways to cut down fat in the diet?
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4. Explain the difference between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids
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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.
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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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5. Why is it important in out diets?
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7. What is meant by `GI FOODS?'
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8. Give examples of foods that at Low GI
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