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What is a Balanced Diet?
A mixture of different foods that contain different substances. You need to eat a wide variety of foods.
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What C..... is a good source of energy?
Carbohydrates
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What is Diabetes?
Its a disease where people cannot control the amount of sugar called Glucose. They inject themselves with a chemical called Insulin which lowers the amount of Glucose in their blood
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When you eat Proteins what does your body turn them into?
Amino Acids
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When you put food in your mouth, what is this called?
Ingestion
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When faeces are pushed out of the Rectum what is this called?
Egestion
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What organ churns the food with strong acid (pH 1-2)?
Stomach
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What do the digestive juices contain?
Enzymes
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What Enzyme breaks down Starch, what does it then become?
Amylase breaks down Starch into Simple Sugars
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What Enzyme breaks down Protein, what does it then become?
Protease breaks down Protein into Amino Acids
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What Enzyme breaks down Fat, what does it then become?
Lipase breaks down Fat into Fatty Acids
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