Biology Diet and Energy

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1. What do you need to look out for when analysing data on slimming products?

  • Tested fairly, with a big trial group.
  • Celebrity A has lost X pounds using it
  • Scientific studies. reputable journal, qualified person, large sample, other studies with similar result.
  • A control group
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2. What do antioxidants (a) and preservatives (b) do?

  • (a) Stabilises mixtures containing oil and water (b) Improves the taste of foods
  • (a) Stops chemical reactions in food that make it go stale, (b) Stops the growth of microbes (such as bacteria or moulds in food), giving it a longer ‘shelf life’
  • (a) Removes impurities and toxins from food (b) Prevents Microbes from entering food
  • (a) Stops the growth of microbes (such as bacteria or moulds in food), giving it a longer ‘shelf life’, (b) Stops chemical reactions in food that make it go stale

3. Why do men have a higher BMR than women?

  • Because men do more exercise, and eat more food.
  • Because they eat more
  • Because they are bigger, and have a larger proportion of muscle
  • Beacuse they have developed that way

4. What is Vitamin A needed for?

  • Immunity from disease
  • To prevent night blindness, which is when a person finds it difficult to see well in dim light.
  • To maintain good vision, healthy skin and strong immunity against infection.
  • To convert beta- carotene to Vitamin A

5. Which component do cheese, butter and margarine have in common?

  • Protiens
  • Lipids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats

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