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1. Formed when a number of amino acids join together due to the formation of peptide links.

2. Helps body fight infection - helps wounds heal - helps keep gums healthy citrus fruits - berries - melon

3. 250g

4. Similar to a duplex - but three or more units share one family pays rent

5. Vertical

6. 150

7. Where a food is missing one or more of the essential amino acids. They are usually plant foods.

8. Butter - Margarine - Oil - Cream

9. Chemical reaction when 2 amino acids join together with the elimination of water. Amino group of one amino acid combines with the carboxyl group of another amino acid.

10. 200

11. Helps regulate body fluids - helps muscles like the heart function orange juice - bananas

12. 5mL

13. Describes the way an object surface looks and feels

14. Helps muscles contract - helps produce energy - helps regulate many body functions nuts - peanut butter

15. Helps blood carry oxygen - helps cells use oxygen meat - liver - eggs - dry beans - spinach

16. Help build strong - healthy teeth and bones - helps heart beat properly - helps muscles move - helps blood clot - helps keep soft and nerves healthy dairy product

17. Protein are formed as a result of chemical or enzymic action on the protein.

18. Curved

19. Your body needs this vitamin to absorb calcium

20. When 2 or more amino acids break apart due to the addition of a water molecule which splits the peptide link. This happen during digestion.

21. 20g

22. Elements needed in small amounts for sturdy bones and teeth - healthy blood - and regular elimination of wastes

23. Lack of adequate nutrition - result of lack of nutrition or unbalanced diet.

24. Help keep the nervous system healthy - promotes growth - appetite and digestion whole grain and enriched breads and cereals - pork - organ meats - dry beans - peas

25. Diagonal

26. Healthiest oil to cook with

27. Helps have healthy gums and teeth <3

28. Good sources of this vitamin are oranges - kiwi - and grapefruit

29. Chemical substances that are needed in the body for correct functioning

30. Vegetables are a great source of this

31. Horizontal

32. Protein found in wheat - gives elasticity to foods e.g bread (Coeliacs are allergic to it)

33. Sugar in ripe fruit - starch in cereals - fibre in bran and celery.

34. An enzyme made in the ileum which breaks peptides into amino acids.

35. Provides heat and energy - satify hunger - provides padding around heart and kidneys.

36. Cookie cutter house in master planned community - all have similar floor plans

37. Should be eaten sparingly

38. An enzyme made in the pancreas that travels to the duodenum and breaks peptones into peptides.

39. The function / job of a nutrient in the body.

40. 1.25mL

41. 2.5mL

42. Contrast; opposite colors

43. Bananas - orange juice - and tomatoes are great sources of this nutrient

44. A semi-solid viscous solution with a 3-D network where water molecules become trapped. Gelatine is used as a setting agent.

45. Substances that are important for the body's growth and care

46. A waxy substance that is a part of every cell of your body and intake should be low

47. The grain that has the highest amount of protein

48. A in butter. B in wholegrain and cereals. C in citrus fruits. D in butter.

49. A lack of a substance / nutrient. It can lead to illness.

50. Dark - leafy vegetables and orange vegetables are good sources of this vitamin