Starchy food

Give one reason why we need starchy food in our diet
Because they contain a lot of nutrients, inlcuding Vitamin B and Calcium.
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Starch is a type of carbohydrate, name two foods that are high is starch
Potatoes and Bread
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Explain which tye of fact is thought to be healthier
Unsaturated fats because they can lower cholesterol
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Name two sourcs of unsaturated fat
Vegetable Oil and Peanuts.
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Name two sources of saturated fat
Sausage and Bacon
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Outline the function of Omega 6 in the body
To help lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation
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Out line the function of Omega 3 fatty acids in the body
Improved brain function and reduces the risk of heart disease.
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Outline 2 heatlh risks associated with a lack of fat in the diet
1. Losss of fat soluable vitamins causing vitamin deficency. 2. Thinner layer of fat under the skin to protect the body from knocks.
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Why are chips cooked in lard not suitable for vegatarians?
Because lard is animal fat & vegetarians don't eat animal fat.
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Give three reasons why fats are important for a healthy balanced diet.
1.They provide concentrated enger 2. Fat keeps us warms 3. Layers of fat protect bones and organs.
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What is the maximum percentage of food enegry per day that should come from fat.
35%
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Give one health risk that can be caused by excessive protien intake?
Strain on your liver and kidneys.
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Name two groups of peple who need more protien in their diet.
1. Growing children 2. Pregnant women.
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An average adult should consume 70g of fat each day. How much of this should be saturated fat?
20g
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Describe 3 health problems that might be caused by protein deficiency.
1. The immune system can't work properly. 2. You can get Odema which is a build up of fluid and swelling. 3. Growth is slowed down.
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Name three groups of fisht
White, Oily, Shellfish.
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Descrbie the function of Vitamin C in the diet
1. Helps the body to absorb iron from foods 2. Helps to resist infection 3. Helps wounds to heal. 4. Needed to form Collegen.
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State four types of alternative protein foods
Soya, Textured vegetable protien, Tofu and Quort
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What is meant by empty calories
They have no nutritional value
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Name two foods that contain emply calories
Cakes and sweets
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What does GI mean
Glycaemic Index
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Outline what is meant by a 'high GI' food.
They are digested quickly and cause a rapid rise in blood sugar levels.
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Outline one health issue that can be caused by havign too much sugar
Dental problems, tooth decay, bactearia feeding placque.
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Starch is a type of carbohydrate, name two foods that are high is starch

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Potatoes and Bread

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Explain which tye of fact is thought to be healthier

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Name two sourcs of unsaturated fat

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Name two sources of saturated fat

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