What Nutrient Am I?

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Protein
I'm found in meat, fish, eggs, milk, cheese, cereals and pulses. I help in growth, healing and energy. Without me you'd have limited growth and your body wouldn't heal well
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Fat
I provide and store energy, as well as insulate the body, protect organs and the skeleton.I also help provide vitamins A,D,E,K. Im found in fats, oils, suet, nuts, egg yolk,oily fish, meat, margarine and dairy foods
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Carbohydrate
I provide energy and i'm sourced from bread, cereal, vegetables, fruit and sugars. Without me you will have no energy
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Vitamin A
I help you see in the dark and prevent you from being blind i'm sourced from animal products such as oily fish and plant products like carrots
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Vitamin D
I help absorb calcium which makes your teeth and bones strong. Im commonly found in fish liver oils, liver, oily fish, milk and margarine. Without me you could end up with rickets
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Vitamin E
i keep your cell membranes healthy and prevent you from suffering from heart disease i'm found in peanuts, lettuce, vegetable oils and seeds i prevent you from getting muscle damage and swollen fat tissue.
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Vitamin K
I help your blood clot after an injury and i'm found in loads of foods especially green leafy vegetables. Its rare to get a deficiency from me but babies are the most likely suffers and their blood will fail to clot
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Thiamin (Vitamin B Group)
I release energy from carbohydrates. i also help you grow and help the nervous system operate properly. Im found in yeast, yeast extract, cereal, cereal products, meat, egg and milk. if you don' have enough of me you may suffer from anxiety, memory
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Riboflavin (Vitamin B Group)
I release energy from carbohydrates, protein and fats and help with growth.Im found in yeast, yeast extract, cereal, cereal products, meat, egg and milk without me you will have poor growth and are likely to suffer skin and eye infections
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Nicitonic acid (Vitamin B Group)
I release energy from carbohydrates. Im found in yeast, yeast extract, cereal, cereal products, meat, egg and milk. If you don't eat enough of me you may get dermatitis, confusion, and diarrhea
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Cobalamin (B12) (Vitamin B Group)
I help the body use protein properly and i help with all the chemical reactions. I'm found in yeast, yeast extract, cereal, cereal products, meat, egg and milk. To little of me and you'll get anemia
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Folic Acid (Vitamin B Group)
I release energy from food and make red blood cells. I'm found in yeast, yeast extract, cereal, cereal products, meat, egg and milk. if you have a folic acid deficiency you may get spina bifida and anemia
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Vitamin C
I help the body absorb iron and make your bones strong as well as your teeth, blood and blood cells, tissue and vessels. Im found in many fruits as well as potatoes, cabbage and peas. Without me you'd lose lots of weight and loose your teeth.
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Calcium
I make strong bones and teeth and help your blood clot. I also keep your nerves and muscles healthy. Im in dairy products and bread, cereals and leafy vegtables. without me you would have worn bones and teeth, your nerves wouldn't work.
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Iron
I help take oxygen round the body, and im found in foods like liver, kidney, cocoa,curry powder, lentils, bread and more. without me you'll get anemia , pale skin and tiredness
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Phosphorus
I do the same as calcium and help release energy from food. Im found in all animal and plant cells.
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Chloride, Potassium and Sodium
I keep the body's fluids at the right concentration. I'm found in salts and salty foods and i prevent muscle cramps
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Fat

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I provide and store energy, as well as insulate the body, protect organs and the skeleton.I also help provide vitamins A,D,E,K. Im found in fats, oils, suet, nuts, egg yolk,oily fish, meat, margarine and dairy foods

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Carbohydrate

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Vitamin A

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Vitamin D

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Comments

jill richardson

Play this 'who am I' game to find out how much you know about vitamins and nutrients. Great to do if you're revising with friends.

mark allen

its good, but should be the oppisite way round as you should read the defintion then figure out what nutrient you are

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