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Home Economics

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

2. Contrast; opposite colors

3. Vitamin supplied by breads and grains

4. 250g

5. Healthiest oil to cook with

6. 230 - 250

7. 190

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

9. This nutrient group helps you have healthy blood pressure

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

11. 120

12. 125g

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

14. 150

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

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

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

18. Gives you healthy skin and eyes

19. 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.

20. Butter - Margarine - Oil - Cream

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

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

23. Keeps bowels regular

24. The nutrient group that supplies us with energy

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

26. Eggs belong in this food group

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

28. Regulates body temperature - gets rid of waste via kidneys in urine - carries nutrients in blood.

29. Describes the way an object surface looks and feels

30. 175g

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

32. The nutrient that helps regulate fluid balance

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. 5mL

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

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

37. Outline of an object

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

39. 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.

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

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

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

43. Globular proteins linked with other non-protein molecules.

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

45. 9-11 servings daily

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

47. Helps have healthy gums and teeth <3

48. 20g

49. The 3 dimensional space to be designed

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