B1 - Eating Healthy

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What are the six essentential nutrients?
Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals, Water.
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What is the function of carbohydrates?
To provide energy.
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What is the fuction of fats? (2)
To provide/store energy, provide insulation.
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What is the function of proteins? (3)
For growth, repair, energy.
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What is the function of vitamin C?
Prevents scurvy.
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What is the function of iron?
To make haemoglobin for red blood cells/healthy blood.
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What is the function of water?
Prevent dehydration.
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What are carbohydrates made up of and stored?
Glucose + in the liver.
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What are fats made up of? (2) Where are they stored?
Fatty acids, glycerol + around organs.
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What are proteins made up of?
Amino Acids.
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What are essential amino acids?
Can't be made by the body.
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Animal proteins are called first class proteins, why?
They contain all the essential amino acids.
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Why does a balanced diet vary between people? Why?
1) Age - Children need more protein for growth. 2) Gender - Females need more iron to replace lost iron in menstrual blood. 3) Physical Activity - More protein for muscle development.
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/Lucas/Austin/

This is great! A really useful resource, thank you

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