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1. 2.5mL

2. Catalyst that speeds up or slows down a reaction without being used up itself.

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

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

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

6. Vertical

7. Keeps bowels regular

8. This nutrient group helps you have healthy blood pressure

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

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

11. Helps have healthy gums and teeth <3

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

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

14. 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.

15. 190

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

17. 175g

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

19. Vitamin supplied by breads and grains

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

21. 200

22. Butter - Margarine - Oil - Cream

23. The building blocks that make up proteins - Smallest part of a protein

24. Helps build strong muscles and repairs body tissue

25. 120

26. 10g

27. 125g

28. Helps eyes adjust to darkness - protects lining of throat - nose and mouth and other organs from infection eggs - dark green veggies - deep yellow veggies and fruits

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

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

31. 20g

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

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

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

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

36. 90 degrees of each other

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

38. Foods from the extras group are usually high

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

40. The nutrient group that supplies us with energy

41. 9-11 servings daily

42. 20g

43. Plant material bodies cannot digest

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

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

46. 250g

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

48. 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.

49. Eggs belong in this food group

50. Builds up bone mass and prevents osteoporosis