Human Nutrition - compoments of a balanced diet

  • Created by: Isobelfj
  • Created on: 02-04-18 18:52
What should a balanced diet include?
A balanced diet should include appropriate proportions of carbohydrates , protein, lipids , vitamins , minerals , water and dietary fibre.
1 of 21
Source of Carbohydrates
Pasta , rice , sugar
2 of 21
Function of Carbohydrates
Provide energy
3 of 21
Source of lipids ( fats + oils )
Butter, oily fish
4 of 21
Function of Lipids ( fats + oils )
Provide energy, act as an energy store + provide insulation
5 of 21
Source of Protien
Meat + Fish
6 of 21
Function of Protien
Growth + repair of tissue + provides energy in emergencies
7 of 21
Source of Vitamin A
Liver
8 of 21
Function of Vitamin A
Improves vision + keeps skin and hair healthy
9 of 21
Source of Vitamin C
Fruit
10 of 21
Function on Vitamin C
prevent scurvy
11 of 21
Source of Vitamin D
Eggs
12 of 21
Function of Vitamin D
Calcium absorption
13 of 21
Source of the Mineral ion , Calcium
Milk + cheese
14 of 21
Function of Mineral ion , Calcium
to make bones + teeth
15 of 21
Source of Mineral ion , Iron
Red meat
16 of 21
Function of mineral ion , Iron
to make haemoglobin for healthy blood
17 of 21
Source of water
Food + drink
18 of 21
Function of water
replace water loss through , urinating + breathing + sweating
19 of 21
Source of Dietary Fibre
Wholemeal bread + fruit
20 of 21
Function of Dietary Fibre
Aids the movement of food through the gut
21 of 21

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Source of Carbohydrates

Back

Pasta , rice , sugar

Card 3

Front

Function of Carbohydrates

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Source of lipids ( fats + oils )

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Function of Lipids ( fats + oils )

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Human biology resources »