Home Economics Food And Nutrition: Nutrition

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How does age affect nutritional requirements?
Different age groups needs different nutritional requirements for example teens need more energy giving foods whereas babies need proteins to grow.
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Why Is folic acid important for pregnant women?
It prevents premature birth and conditoins such as spina bifidia.
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If a person has a bone fracture, what nutrients will be needed to aid a speedy recovery
Protein and calcium.
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Why do people need a balanced diet?
To get all the nutrients needed for good health.
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How might a diet become unbalanced?
In some countries, not enough food is available so there is not enough variety
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Name 3 sources of Calcium
Milk, cheese, butter.
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What is Iron's function?
Formation of Haemoglobin in red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body
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A deficiency of Iron is
Slow Metabolism
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Why Is folic acid important for pregnant women?

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It prevents premature birth and conditoins such as spina bifidia.

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If a person has a bone fracture, what nutrients will be needed to aid a speedy recovery

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Why do people need a balanced diet?

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How might a diet become unbalanced?

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