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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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jess

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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

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

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

jess

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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

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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

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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

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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

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hi i can come to stratford

mark allen

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

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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hi

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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how are u

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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im great thanks how about you?

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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yeah Im good too what u doing ?

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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im just revising for my food technology and nutrition exam how about you?

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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OMG how weird i'm doing the exact same thing

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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Sup Ginny I would really appreciate if you could hit me up with another test because im struggling with food technology and nutrition im 37 and in university so could really do with the help I have took the same exam for 13 years of my life really need help all the best

Owen **

OliHarris bitterparkschool 11p7

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where getting serious I really need to revise so if u don't reply im going to report you asap and I will hack your account!!!!!!!!!! thanks

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