Biology Diet and Energy

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1. What is Vitamin C needed for?

  • To help heal wounds and maintain healthy connective tissue (which gives support to other tissues and organs).
  • To prevent scurvy
  • To give a balanced diet
  • To help clean the skin
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2. Define Metabollic Rate

  • How much energy is needed to fuel chemical reactions in your cells
  • Ratio of food you eat to the exercise you do
  • The rate at which chemical reactions take place in your cells.
  • How many calories you have burnt

3. What do antioxidants (a) and preservatives (b) do?

  • (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) Stabilises mixtures containing oil and water (b) Improves the taste of foods
  • (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
  • (a) Removes impurities and toxins from food (b) Prevents Microbes from entering food

4. Fibre is composed of...?

  • minerals
  • powder
  • cellulose
  • vitamins

5. What are sedentary people

  • Couch Potatoes
  • People who are underweight and don't eat enough
  • Taking little or no physical activity as part of everyday living.
  • The most active people

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