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Home Economics

Subject : literacy
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1. 150






2. 175g






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. 190






10. 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






11. Diagonal






12. 1.25mL






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






14. Eggs belong in this food group






15. Butter - Margarine - Oil - Cream






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






17. 20g






18. The food that the nutrient is found in.






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






20. 2 or more proteins are eaten together to supplement each other. Occurs when one protein is lacking in one or more essential amino acids and is eaten with another food which contains the missing essential amino acid. E.g. beans on toast (Beans are hig






21. 230 - 250






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






23. 250g






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






25. 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.






26. 125g






27. The grain that has the highest amount of protein






28. Describes the way an object surface looks and feels






29. 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.






30. The nutrient that helps regulate fluid balance






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






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






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






34. Built to a persons specifications






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






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






37. 9-11 servings daily






38. Builds up bone mass and prevents osteoporosis






39. 90 degrees of each other






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






41. 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






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






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






44. Helps your body fight infection and helps cuts heal






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






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






47. Vertical






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






49. The nutrient group that supplies us with energy






50. The 3 dimensional space to be designed