Food and Health

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Nutrient
the part of food that is used by our body
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Dietary fibre
the indigestible part of fruit and vegetables
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Neural tube defects
caused when parts of the brain, spine or spinal cord do not work properly in early part of pregnancy
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Wholegrains
foods made from whole grain use all off the grain rather than processing grain to get rid of the outer part;they contain much more fibre than white flour and more vitamin B.
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colostrum
the first milk produced by the mother
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Antibiotics
substance produced by the immune system which fights diseases
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Lacation
the name given to the production of milk
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Sterillisers
used to ensure that no micro-organisms are on equipment used to feed baby as this could make the baby ill
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Express milk
to extract milk from breast so it can be stored and used later
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Weaning
the gradual introduction to solid foods into baby's diet
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Allergy
abnormal reaction to a substance that is usually harmless
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Vegetarian
a person who excludes meat, poultry and fish from diet
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Vegan
a person who excludes all animal products from diet
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Pathogen
harmful
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Cross contamination
occurs when bacteria gets into food products from people, surfaces, equipment or other food, this is especially dangerous if the food is not going to be cooked before eating
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the indigestible part of fruit and vegetables

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Dietary fibre

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caused when parts of the brain, spine or spinal cord do not work properly in early part of pregnancy

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Card 4

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foods made from whole grain use all off the grain rather than processing grain to get rid of the outer part;they contain much more fibre than white flour and more vitamin B.

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the first milk produced by the mother

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