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2. Helps your body fight infection and helps cuts heal

3. Builds up bone mass and prevents osteoporosis

4. 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

5. Breaking down excess protein in the liver. Carboxyl group is converted to glycogen and stored as energy. Amino group is converted to ammonia then to urea and excreted as urine.

6. Low fat milk - non fat yogurt - and lite sour cream are low in this nutrient

7. Provides heat and energy in sugars and starches and fibre prevents constipation for healthy bowels.

8. Amount of each nutrient that is needed to to meet a persons nutritional requirements.

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

10. Curved

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

12. A condition in which the bones gradually lose their mineral intake and become weak and brittle

13. Works with calcium to build strong bones and teeth milk

14. 190

15. Healthiest oil to cook with

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

17. This vitamin helps you have a healthy nervous system

18. Severe protein deficiency resulting in thin limbs - sunken face and pot belly. Occurs in 3rd World countries.

19. Enzyme made in the stomach which breaks caesinogen into caesin.

20. 20g

21. 250g

22. A link formed during the condensation reaction when the amino group of one amino acid chemically combines with the carboxyl group of another amino acid with the loss of water molecule.

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

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

25. Protein deficiency - causes dermatitis - retarded growth and a pot belly. Common is 3rd World.

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

27. The nutrient that helps carry nutrients throughout the body - helps regulate body temperature - and digest food

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

29. 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.

30. The nutrient group that supplies us with energy

31. Builds new cells - muscles - hair - repairs tissue - supplies heat and energy if necessary.

32. 90 degrees of each other

33. Help the body build and repair and maintain tissues and body cells

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

35. Helps build strong muscles and repairs body tissue

36. Built to a persons specifications

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

38. 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.

39. Vitamin supplied by breads and grains

40. Irreversible reaction - unfolding of the protein chain - caused by HEAT - ADDITION OF ACID & MECHANICAL ACTION.

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

42. The nutrient that helps regulate fluid balance

43. 125g

44. This nutrient group helps you have healthy blood pressure

45. 1.25mL

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

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

48. Should be eaten sparingly

49. 250g

50. 125g