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NUTRITION

Protein

-          Needed for GROWTH AND REPAIR

-          Secondary source for ENERGY

-          Only nutrient containing NITROGEN

-          Two types ANIMAL (HIGH BIOLOGICAL VALUE) AND PLANT (LOW BIOLOGICAL VALUE)

-          Found in MEAT, FISH, MILK, EGGS, CHEESE, LENTILS, SOYA,  NUTS, WHEAT, BEANS AND PEAS

Fat

-          Needed for INSULATION AND PROTECTION OF THE BODY

-          Also some ENERGY

-          Three types PLANT/VEGETABLE, FISH  AND ANIMAL BASED

-          Found in BUTTER, CHEESE, OILY FISH, MEAT

Carbohydrates

-          Needed for ENERGY

-          Two types – STARCHY AND SUGARY

-          Starchy carbohydrates are found in POTATOES, RICE AND PASTA

-          Sugary carbohydrates are found in SUGAR, JAM, HONEY

Vitamin A

-          Needed for HEALTHY SKIN AND TISSUE

-          Also needed for HELPING EYES to see in DIM LIGHT

-          FAT SOLUBLE

-          Found in LIVER, EGGS, BUTER, SOFT SPREADS, ORANGE AND YELLOW VEGETABLES (CARROTS AND APRICOTS)

Vitamin B

-          Needed for TRANSFER AND RELEASE OF ENERGY

-          Also needed for FORMATION OF RED BLOOD CELLS

-          WATER SOLUBLE

-          Found in CEREALS, MEAT, FISH, EGGS, DAIRY PRODUCTS, PULSES AND YEAST PRODUCTS

Vitamin C

-          Needed for HEALTHY SKIN

-          Also needed for HELPING THE BODY HEAL FASTER AND RESIST INCFECTIONS

-          WATER SOLUBLE

-          Also needed for ABSORPTION OF IRON

-          Found in FRUIT AND VEGETABLES (ORANGES, LEMONS AND BLACKCURRENTS)

Vitamin D

-          Needed for ABSORPTION OF CALICUM

-          Also needed for GROWTH AND MAINATINANCE OF STRONG BONES

-          Found in OILY FISH AND EGGS

-          FAT SOLUBLE

-          Made in the body when SKIN IS EXPOSED TO SUNLIGHT

Calcium

-          Needed for KEEPING BONES AND TEETH STRONG

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Comments

jess

oh ginny this is truely amazing :L LOVE YOU

bet mrs bovey would be impressed with these ginbob haha we must look like ocmplete geeks on this.. xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Ginny Whiston

Thanks jessypoo :) ikr. she would LOVE me ;)

This is actually so sad we are on here in our free time ;/ xxxxxx

jess

haha ikr. only for like 5 mins though and tbf i have nothing better to do right now unless you want to go to stratford? im sooo bored of home :L xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Ginny Whiston

no can't can i... at my nans til like monday... so unless i got like an hour and a half train journey i don't think so.... do some revision... what about nadz? is she busy? xxxxxxx

jess

damn you youve been at your nans for like ever! i hate revision i cba with these exams anyway and nnedi wil still be in bed now so dont want to wake her up :L xxxxxx

Ginny Whiston

lol.. i have been here since saturday... so not forever!

i hate it too... get so distracted so easily. i have got my aunts house to myself though but just sat drinking tea ;/ good point, when will she be up then? xxxxxxx

katie dunn

hi i can come to stratford

mark allen

is it a bit late to ask if i can come too ?

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