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Name 3 of the chemicals in food and what they're made of
Carbohydrates (simple sugars:glucose), Proteins (amino acids) and fats (fatty acids and glycerol)
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What factors vary a balanced diet?
Age, gender, religion, Medical reasons (allergies), level of activty, vege or vegan
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How are excessive fats stored in the body?
Under skin and around organs as adipose tissue. Proteins are essential and can't be stored.
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How are excessive carbohydrates stored in the body?
In liver as glycogen or converted into fats
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What are proteins needed for?
Growth
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What is and how do you work out EAR?
Estimated average daily requirement.
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What does too little protein cause?
Kwashiorkor
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What factors affect the EAR?
Age, pregenancy, breast-feeding, body-mass
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What is the name for protein from meat and fish?
A First-class protein
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Why are proteins from meat and fish so important?
Because they contain all the essential ammino acids the body cannot make
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What are plant proteins called?
Second-class proteins
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What do you work out to calculate is someone is under/overweight?
Their Body Mass Index. Mass in kg/(height in m)2
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