Biology Diet and Energy

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1. Give some effects of inherited factors

  • High Blood Pressure, Irregular Periods
  • Undderactive thyroid gland, Affected Blood Cholestorol
  • Anorexia, Resistance to infection
  • Overactive thyroid gland, Arthritis
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2. In terms of specific nutrients, what might a vegetarian lack in their diet?

  • They may lack essential amino acids
  • They may lack protein
  • They may lack a balanced diet
  • They may lack meat

3. Iron is an example of (a) it is needed to produce (b)?

  • mineral, blood
  • mineral, haemoglobin
  • fibre, blood
  • fibre, haemoglobin

4. 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

5. What are the 6 food groups needed for a balanced diet?

  • Fibres, Calcium, Iron, Vitamins, Protein, Carbohydrates
  • Water, Fibres, Fruits, Vegetables, Dairy, Carbohydrates
  • Carbohydrates, Protiens, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals, Fibres
  • Carbohydrates, Fats, Water, Dairy, Protein, Minerals

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