Macro and Micronutrients

Protein molecules are made up of long chains of _____________.
Amino acids
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A lack of a certain nutrient.
Deficiency
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Fatty acids with two or more double bonds are _____________.
Unsaturated
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Too much ___________ can block arteries and cause heart disease.
Cholesterol
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To reduce the amount of saturated fat eaten, you should eat more poultry and fish and less ___________.
Red meat
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Starches are broken down into glucose during digestion. Excess glucose is stored as __________.
Glycogen
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Glucose, fructose and lactose are examples of these.
Intrinsic sugars
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Dietary fibre helps to move waste materials in the _____________.
Large intestine
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These can be found in cereals, root vegetables and pulses.
Starches
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Vitamins can be divided into two groups, one of which is fat-soluble vitamins.
Water soluble
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The B vitamin that promotes healthy skin and mouth and releases energy to body cells.
Two
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A lack of Folic Acid can cause tiredness and __________.
Anaemia
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Another name for vitamin C.
Ascorbic acid
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Vitamin A is needed for good _________.
Eyesight
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The vitamin needed for normal clotting of the blood.
Vitamin K
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Vitamins A, C and E are all examples of _____________ vitamins.
Antioxidant
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Two minerals which are needed in fairly large amounts are iron and ________.
Calcium
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Menstruating women can be lacking in this.
Iron
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The mineral which strengthens teeth by combining with enamel coating to make them more resistant to attack by acids.
Fluoride
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A lack of iodine can cause this.
Slow metabolism
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Card 2

Front

A lack of a certain nutrient.

Back

Deficiency

Card 3

Front

Fatty acids with two or more double bonds are _____________.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Too much ___________ can block arteries and cause heart disease.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

To reduce the amount of saturated fat eaten, you should eat more poultry and fish and less ___________.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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