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What’s a source

The food a nutrient is found in

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What’s the function

The job a nutrient has in the body

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Diet

The food we eat on a day to day basis

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What’s a nutrient

A substance found in food that has a specific function in the body

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What’s deficiency

Not getting enough nutrient

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What’s excess

Getting too much of a nutrient

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What’s nutrition

The study of food and its effects on the body

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What’s a GP

The first point of contact with health concerns

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What’s a dietician

Gives advice to individuals and groups about their diets

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What’s a specialist nurse

Some who works along side doctors in a hospital, gives advice to individual patients

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Name the 5 main nutrient groups

Protein
Fat
Carbohydrates
Vitamins
Minerals

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How much water should women drink a day

1.6 litres

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How much water should men drink a day

2 litres

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Name 4 causes of dehydration

Low fluid intake
Sweating during exercise
Vomiting
Diarrhoea

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Name 4 symptoms of dehydration

Headache
Dizziness
Lack of concentration
Thirst and dry mouth
Tiredness
Dark coloured urine