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Flashcards in BALANCED DIET Deck (11):
1

CARBS

-pasta, bread
-energy

2

PROTEIN

-meat, egg
-growth and repair

3

LIPID

-oil,butter,cheese
-store of energy for emergencies

4

VITAMIN A

-liver, carrots
-vision, hair and skin heath

5

VITAMIN B

-brown rice, yeast extract
-chemical reactions in the bod e.g respiration

6

VITAMIN C

-orange,lemons
-scurvy

7

VITAMIN D

-egg, butter, cheese
-needed for calcium absorbtion

8

CALCIUM
(MINERAL)

-milk,cheese
-strong bones and teeth

9

IRON
(MINERAL)

-red meats, lentils
-haemoglobin (health blood)

10

WATER

-food,drink
-every bod function-lost through breathing+sweating

11

DIETARY FIBRE

-wholemeal bread
-helps push food through gut