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Name 3 nutrients which provide the body with energy
carbohydrate, fat and protein
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Give three ways in which the body uses energy
Blood circulation - heartbeat, breathing, Physical activity - to do work or exercise, to maintain temperature
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Define the term energy balance
energy input = energy output
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explain what happens if too much energy- giving food is eaten
Excess is stored under skin and converted to fat. It may also be stored around internal organs leading to obesity and tendency towards diabetes. This could result to high blood pressure, strokes and sometimes low self-esteem
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Name 2 plant sources of iron
pulses, soya beans
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Name the pigment that gives blood its red color
Haemoglobin
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Explain the function of haemoglobin
Haemoglobin picks up oxygen from the lungs and transports oxygen to the body cells. It oxidises glucose in cell respiration. Energy is the produced leaving carbon dioxide and water.
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Name the disease caused by lack of iron
Anaemia
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State 3 symptoms of anaemia
fatigue, paleness, lack of energy
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Give 4 functions of vitamin C
Promotes the absorption of iron, helps in the production of blood, helps heal wounds, helps build strong teeth/ gums
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Name 2 good sources of vitamin C
Citrus fruit and blackcurrants
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Why is it important to have a daily supply of vitamin C?
This is because it is not stored in the body
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Give three ways in which the body uses energy

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Define the term energy balance

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