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Home Economics

Subject : literacy
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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