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1

What are the functions of proteins in the body

Growth and repair and energy in emergencies

2

What are the functions of carbohydrates in the body

Providing energy and storing energy

3

What are the functions of fats in the body

Provide insulation and provide and store energy

4

Name three foods protein is found in

Meat, fish and eggs

5

Name three foods carbohydrate is found in

Pasta, rice and bread

6

Name three foods fat is found in

Butter, oily fish and olive oil

7

Name two minerals

calcium and iron

8

what is the function of calcium

Makes bones and teeth

9

what is the function of iron

Makes haemoglobin for healthy blood

10

Name two foods that calcium is found in

Milk and cheese

11

Name two foods that iron is found in

red meat and leafy veg

12

What is the function of vitamin A

Helps improve vision and keep your skin and hair healthy

13

What is the function of vitamin C

Prevents scurvy

14

what is the function of vitamin D

Needed for calcium absorption

15

Name a food that vitamin A is found in

Liver

16

Name a food that vitamin C is found in

Oranges (citric fruits)

17

Name a food that vitamin D is found in

Eggs

18

What is the function of dietary fibre

Aids the movement of food through the gut

19

Name two foods that dietary fibre is found in

Wholemeal bread and fruit