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What is Serotonin

Found in comfort foods like bread and pasta

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What are carbohydrates

The main source of energy

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What are insoluble fibre

Is fibre that will not dissolve in water .it absorbs water

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Soluble fibre

Dissolve in water

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Proteins

Are nutrients that help build ,repair and maintain body tissues. They are also a source of energy

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Nutrients deficiency is what

When you don't have enough nutrients in your body

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What are amino acids

They are chemical chains of proteins that build blocks

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Water

essential to life.it makes up most of my body

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Minerals

Non living substance that help the body work properly and sometimes become body tissue

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What is fat

Concentrated source of energy

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Essential fatty acids

Are the long name for fat

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There is three types of fat

Polyunsaturated are good
Monounsaturated are good
Saturated are bad

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What is ascorbic acid

Is another name for vitamin C

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What are phyto chemicals

Is a disease fighting nutrient found in plant material

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What is osteoporosis

When your bones become brittle

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What is chyme

Chyme is a substance found in you stomach it is the process of food being churned

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What is the hemoglobin

It regulates the blood pressure and is how oxygen gets taking to place to place

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Villi

Is the lining of the small intestine it has billions of finger projections takes in lots of nutrients

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What is the portal vein

Where the nutrients are caried

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What happens when oxidation happens

When glucose combines with oxygen to produce energy

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What is anemia

When you don't have enough iron in you body

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Added nutrients are called what

Fortification

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What is colostrum

It is found in mother milk and has nutrients and has disease fighting and infection fight stuff in it

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What is a hemophelia

When your blood does not clot

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What is perstalsis

The wave like movement that pushes food down the esophagus

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What is basal metabolism

The minimum amount of energy for basic life processes