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what are macro nutrients?
these are nutrients that we need in our diet e.g carbohydrates, proteins, fats and lipids
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why are carbohydrates needed in a diet
to store and provide energy in cellular repiration
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why are lipid needed in a diet
lipids also provide energy and any excess is stored as body fat
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why is proteins needed in a diet
are used for growth and repair of cell. they are broken down to amino acids
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what are micronutrients?
are mthe minerals needed in a diet. e.g. calcium
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why is sodium needed in a diet
for your nerves to work properly
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why is it important to have a balanced diet
lack of vitamins and mineral can lead to disease, CVD's
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what did sir fedrick gowland hopkins work show
he gace two sets of 8 mice a set diet. in addition on set was given milk every day. then thee milk was withdrawn after 18 days and was given to the second set of mice. so i proved calcium was an important vitamin.
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why is fiber important
it holds water, speeds up movement of food in gut
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