Food and digestion - balanced diet

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What is a balanced diet?
Eating a wide variety of foods.
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Starch and sugar are two examples of a particular food substance. Which one is it?
Carbohydrate
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Name two sources of starch.
Bread, rice, pasta, potatoes and cereal.
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Name two sources of sugar.
Sweets, cakes, biscuits, fruit juice, soda.
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How is fat used in the body?
Fat is stored in your body to be used as energy in the future. Some fat is stored under the skin to help stop heat escaping the body.
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Name two sources of protein.
Meat, fish, eggs, cheese, beans and milk.
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Why is protein needed in the diet?
Protein is neede for growth and repair.
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What food is a good source of iron?
Bread.
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Do you eat a balanced diet? What could you do to improve your diet?
I think that I do eat a balanced diet, but to improve it I could eat more fish and less fatty foods.
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Starch and sugar are two examples of a particular food substance. Which one is it?

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Carbohydrate

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Name two sources of starch.

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Name two sources of sugar.

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How is fat used in the body?

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