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what must a balanced diet contain?
carbohydrates and fats to provide energy and nutrients, protein for growth and repair of tissues
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what are carbohydrates made up of?
simple sugars such as glucose. fats are made up of fatty acids and glucose. proteins are made up of amino acids.
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what must your diet include to keep you healthy?
minerals iron to make hemoglobin in red blood cells and vitamins eg vitamin c to prevent scurvy,fibre to prevent and maintain healthy bowels,water to prevent dehydration and to help remove waste.
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what are protein molecules made of?
protein molecules are made up of long chains of amino acids.
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where are carbohydrates stored?
carbohydrates are stored in the liver as glycogen or can be converted to fats. fats are stored under the skin and around organs as adipose tissue. proteins are not stored.
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what are carbohydrates made up of?

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simple sugars such as glucose. fats are made up of fatty acids and glucose. proteins are made up of amino acids.

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what are protein molecules made of?

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where are carbohydrates stored?

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