A balanced Diet

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What is the function of carbohydrates and where are they found?
Provide energy, Pasta/rice/Sugar
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What is the function of lipids? Where are they found?
Provide energy,act as an energy store and provide insulation. Found in butter and oily fish
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What is the function of Proteins? Where are they found?
Needed for growth and repair of tissue, energy in emergencies. Found in meat and fish
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What is the function of Vitamin A? Where are they found?
Found in liver, helps improve vision and keep skin and hair healthy
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What is the function of Vitamin C? Where are they found?
Found in oranges, needed to prevent scurvy
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What is the function of Vitamin D? Where are they found?
Found in eggs, needed for calcium absorption
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What is the function of Calcium? Where are they found?
Found in milk/cheese, needed to make bones and teeth
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What is the function of Iron? Where are they found?
Found in red meat, needed to make haemoglobin for healthy blood
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What is the function of Water?
Virtually every bodily function relies on water, need a constant supply to replace lost water
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What is the function of Dietary Fibre?
Aids the movement of food through the gut
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What are the 6 essential nutrients needed?
Carbohydrate, proteins, Lipids, Vitamins, Minerals and Water
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Explain why activity level varies energy requirements...
Active people need more energy
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Explain why Age varies energy requirements...
Children and teenagers need more energy than older people - energy to grow and generally more active
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Explain why Pregnancy varies energy requirements...
Pregnant women need more energy than other women
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