catering - nutrition, menu planing and costing

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what are protiens made up of?
amino acids
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proteins that are high in amino acids are called.....?
high biological value protiens
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what foods have a high biological value?
milk, meat, fish, cheese, eggs and soya beans
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what foods have a low biological value?
nuts, cereals and pulses
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what are the two main types of carbohydrates?
complex and simple
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what do compex and simple carbohydrates do?
complex release energy slowly and simple realeses energy quickly and only jas a short burst of energy
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what is vitamin A needed for and where can you get it from?
good vision and fish, eggs, butter
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what is vitamin B needed for and where can you get it from?
releasing energy from carbs and cereals, meat and fish
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what is vitamin C needed for and where can you get it from?
fighting disease and helping the body absorb iron and - oranges, peppers and tomatoes
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what is vitamin D needed for and where can you get it from?
it helps your body make strong teeth and bones and eggs and oily fish
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what is iron needed for and what can happen if you dont have enough?
to make red blood cells and if you dont get enough you could get a disease called anaemia
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what is calcium needed for and what can happed if you dont get enough of it
strong bones and you could get a disease called osteoporosis
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what is water needed for in you body?
right temperature and digesting food
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why cant vegan eat quorn?
because it contains eggs
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people with coeliac disease cant eat.....?
a protein called gluten
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where can coeliacs get their starch and fibre from?
rice and potatoes
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what is table D'Hote menu?
it is a set menu
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what is A La Carte menu?
food items are priced sepreatly
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what is a Themend menu?
can also be called a speciality menu, eg mexican food
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what do caterers need to think about when they are pricing their foods?
cost of ingredients, the cost of overheads ( electricity, heating and rent), labour costs and how much profit they want to make
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what is meant by using ingredients that are 'in season'
it means using ingredients during the time of the year when they are locally produced
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