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Subject : literacy
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1. 230 - 250

2. Built to a persons specifications

3. 2.5mL

4. 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.

5. 250g

6. Vegetables are a great source of this

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

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

9. 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

10. Diagonal

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

13. 1.25mL

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

15. Vitamin supplied by breads and grains

16. Describes the way an object surface looks and feels

17. Helps your body fight infection and helps cuts heal

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

19. Contrast; opposite colors

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

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

22. 250g

23. The process of breaking down food into a form the body can use

24. A nutrient needed in large amounts (protein - carbohydrate - lipid)

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

26. Outline of an object

27. This vitamin helps you have a healthy nervous system

28. 120

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

30. 150

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

32. The grain that has the highest amount of protein

33. 125g

34. 5mL

35. Gives you healthy skin and eyes

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

37. Should be eaten sparingly

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

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

40. 175g

41. Foods from the extras group are usually high

42. 10g

43. One hue

44. Keeps the body healthy protecting it from diseases such as scurvy (Vit. C) and rickets (Vit. D).

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

46. Measure of protein quality - number of essential amino acids a food contains - High Biological Value (HBV) Low Biological Value (LBV)

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

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

49. The food that the nutrient is found in.

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