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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