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What are the 2 micronutirents called?
vitamins and minerals
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Why are they called micronutrients?
because they are eaten in small portions
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What are vitamins and minerals needed for?
function properly,gow, and stay healthy
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What are some examples of oily fish?
Salmon, Trout, Herring, Fresh Tuna
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Can fat soluble vitamins be stored by the body?
yes
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List the water soluble vitamins?
Vitamin b,c
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Can water soluble vitamins be stored by the body?
no
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What are water soluble vitamins destyroyed by?
Heat or being exposed to air
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What are the three main reasons minerls are needed for?
Building strong bones and teeth, contolling body fluids inside and outside the body cells, Turning the food we eat into energy
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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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Good food sources for vitamins b,c,a,d,e,k
B= Pork, Dries Brewers, Yeast, Cheese C= Citrus, Fruits, Cherry, Juice, Black Currents A=Liver,Halibut, Cheese, Eggs D= Cod,Liver, Oil, Sardines E= Lettuce, Milk, Peppers, Nut K= Cauliflower, Bruseels Sprouts, Broccoli
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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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What are trace elements?
Boron, Cobalt, Copper, Chromium, fluriode, zinc
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List some examples of minerals?
Calcium, iron, Magnesium, Pottasium, Sodium, Sulphur
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What are good sources of minerals?
Iron= Beans, Dried fruit, Black yteac
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