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Protein
Growth and reapir, forms cell structure, secondary source of energy, maintenance of good health 1g=4kcal
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Calcium
Combines with phosphorus to make calcium phosphate, which makes bones an teeth hard and strong. Calcium helps with blood clotting and muscle functioning.
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Iron
Necessary for healthy blood. Helps form haemoglobin. It also boosts energy and is needed for formation of the immune system.
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Fat
Surrounds and protects organs, keeps the body warm and provides a source of energy. It in in the structure of body cells. Provides omegas 3+6, and vit A+D
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Carbohydrates
Provides the body with energy, can raise blood sugar levels: Sugar, but also keep them constant: Starch
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Vitamin C
Protect and keep cells healthy, helps the body with the absorbtion of iron, promotes develpment of connecvtive tissue, helps with healing and can protects againest some cancers
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Vitamin D
Works with calcium to form healthy strong bones and teeth and helps regulate the amount of calcium in the body.
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Vitamin A
promotes healthy eyesight, maintains healthy skin, normal growth in children.
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Vitamin B
B1: assists in release of energy from foods, B12: Promotes healthy blood, Folate: red cell production, prevents neural tube defects in pregnancy
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Combines with phosphorus to make calcium phosphate, which makes bones an teeth hard and strong. Calcium helps with blood clotting and muscle functioning.

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Calcium

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Necessary for healthy blood. Helps form haemoglobin. It also boosts energy and is needed for formation of the immune system.

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Surrounds and protects organs, keeps the body warm and provides a source of energy. It in in the structure of body cells. Provides omegas 3+6, and vit A+D

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Provides the body with energy, can raise blood sugar levels: Sugar, but also keep them constant: Starch

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