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Subject : literacy
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1. Catalyst that speeds up or slows down a reaction without being used up itself.

2. Horizontal

3. Gives you healthy skin and eyes

4. The food that the nutrient is found in.

5. Meat - Fish - Chicken - Milk - Cheese - Eggs - Soya beans

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

7. Iron for healthy blood - calcium for healthy bones - iodine for proper functioning of thyroid gland.

8. 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.

9. House built in rows and attached to one another at the side wall

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

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

12. Built in a factory and installed at a specific site

13. This vitamin helps you have a healthy nervous system

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

15. Helps your body fight infection and helps cuts heal

16. Describes the way an object surface looks and feels

17. Eggs belong in this food group

18. 250g

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

20. Your body needs this vitamin to absorb calcium

21. Minimum amount of energy required to maintain body temp. (37'C) and keep the body alive. Calculated at complete rest after fasting. Slows down as you get older.

22. 9-11 servings daily

23. 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

24. 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.

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

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

27. Plant material bodies cannot digest

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

29. Amino acids that cannot be made in the body and must be obtained from food.

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

31. 200

32. Vegetables are a great source of this

33. Denaturing a protein (liquid to a solid) e.g. cooking an egg

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

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

36. Contrast; opposite colors

37. Healthiest oil to cook with

38. 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.

39. Keeps bowels regular

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

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

42. 120

43. One hue

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

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

46. Butter - Margarine - Oil - Cream

47. Outline of an object

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

49. 1.25mL

50. Helps build strong muscles and repairs body tissue