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In terms of calories how do startch foods compare to fat?
half
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What types of startchy foods are digested more slowly?
whole grain
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How many portions of fruit and veg should we eat a day?
small portions
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What are some examples of oily fish?
Salmon, Trout, Herring, Fresh Tuna
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A food is is classfied as high in fat if it contains more than?
20g per 100g
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A food is classified as low in fat if it contains?
3g less per 100g
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A food is classified as high in sugar if it contains?
15g per 100g
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A food is classified as low in sugar if it contains ?
5g or less per 100g
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A food is classified as high in salt if it contains?
1.5 per 100g
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A food is classified as low in salt is it contains?
0.3 or less per 100g
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How many glasses of water should we drink a day?
0-8 or 8
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Why do we need water?
to keep us hydrated
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When do we need to increase our intake of water?
When we excersise or in hot weather
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What is the unit of alcohol?
half a pint
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What are the two micronutrients?
vitamins, minerals
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How much alcohol should women and men drink a day?
women= 2-3 units, men= 3 to 4
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Why are they called micronutrients?
because they are eaten in small amounts
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What are vitamins and minerals needed for?
function propely, grow and stay healthy
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list the fat soluble vitamins?
vitamins A,D,K,E
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List the water soluble vitamins?
Vitamin b.c
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Can fat soluble vitamins be stored by the body?
yes
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Can water soluble vitamins be stored by the body?
no
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What can water soluble vitamins be destroyed by?
heat or being exposed to air.
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What are the three main reasons minerals are needed for?
1. building strong bonesand teeth 2.. Controlling body fluids inside and outside the cell 3. Turning the food we eat into energy
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List some examples of minerals?
calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulphur
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What are trace elements?
boron, cobalt, copper, chromium, fluriode, zinc
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List good food sources for vitamins b,c,a,d,e,k
B=pork, dried brewers,yeast, cheese
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