Food & Nutrition

What does HBV mean? List the foods
High biological value (has all the essential amino acids) - Meat,cheese,fish,eggs
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What does LBV mean? List the foods
Low biological value (got one or more less of the amino acids) - beans, rice, wheat-pasta,seeds and nuts
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How many grams of protein do females need? Also if pregnant
45g and 51g
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How many grams of protein do males need?
55g
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Why do we need protein? state 3 reasons
1. good source of energy 2. helps our bodies for growth and repair 3. Hormones to reproduce and enzymes to digest food
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What are the small units that make up proteins?
amino acids
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what is the difference between essential amino acids and non essential?
Adults need the essential because our bodies don't make them. Those non - essential foods our bodies make. Essential amino acids need to be consumed by food
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What two groups may lack HBV proteins?
Vegans and vegetarians
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What must they do to their diets to prevent this?
They need to do protein of complementation
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What is protein of complementation?
It's a mix and match of proteins and its combining two or more types of LBV protein foods.
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Name a dish that provides a good source of protein
Lasagne as it contains HBV sources like milk, meat,cheese,egg
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Name the different groups of people that may need more protein than others? why?
1. Babies - because they're growing 2. Teenagers - rapid period of growing ( hormones, puberty) 3. pregnant women - for the development of the baby and also ones that are breastfeeding as need protein for the protein content of breast milk
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Why do we need protein? state 3 reasons

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