fish and protien

this is information on the fish and protien content for the 2010 food technology exam. this exam is based on fish and fish based food and products

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fish and protien

Proteins

Fresh fish (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/images/fd_fish.jpg)

Fresh fish is a source of protein

Proteins assist with growth and repair of the body.

Proteins are found in animal products like meat, fish, cheese, milk and eggs. Vegetable sources include soya-bean products, pulses and nuts.

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vitamins

VitaminNeed forSources Vitamin A

  • - good vision
  • - healthy skin
  • - growth
  • - green and yellow vegetables
  • - dairy products
  • Vitamin B
  • (thiamin, riboflavin and niacin)
  • - release of energy from foods
  • - healthy skin
  • - breads
  • - milk
  • - eggs

Vitamin B12

  • - red blood cells
  • - meat
  • - milk
  • - yeast

Vitamin C

  • - healthy skin
  • - protects cells
  • - helps absorb iron
  • - fruit
  • - vegetables

Vitamin D

  • - helps absorb calcium
  • - strong teeth and bones
  • - margarine
  • - oily fish
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