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What is food

Food is any substance, solid or liquid which contains nutrients

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What is a element

the simplest form of a substance

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What is a nutrient

Any substance which can be broken down and used by the body. All nutrients I made off of elements. All food I made up of one or more nutrient

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What is a balanced diet

A diet containing all of the nutrients in the correct amount for the needs in the body

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What is a RDA

Recommended dietary allowance

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What is a GDA

Guideline daily amount

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Name the six types of nutrients

Protein
fat
carbohydrate
minerals
vitamins
water

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What is composition

Refers to the elements that make up nutrients and how they are arranged within the nutrient

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What is a classification

Refers to the division into groups/classes

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What is a sources

Refers to the food which are the best suppliers of the nutrient

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What is a function

Refers to the uses of nutrient within the body

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What is a diet

A diet is a selection of food eaten by an individual

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What is a protein

At pro team is very important nutrient in the diet. It is necessary to have a regular supply of protein in order to keep the body healthy

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Explain the definition of composition

Pro team is composed of four elements carbon hydrogen and oxygen in and nitrogen. Has nitrogen-growth. Elements called amino acids

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In the exclamation of composition what are the things that joint Amino acids together

They are joined together by peptide links to form chains. These proteins change our broken down during digestions of food freeing each amino acid so it can be easily absorbed into the blood stream to provide nourishment for the body

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Explain the definition of classification

Both classes of protein should be included in a diet the amount of protein required by each person is related to his or her weight

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What are the two classes of protein

1. animal protein/first-class proteins/ high biological value
2. Vegetable protein/second-class proteins/low biological value

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Explain the definition of sources

Animals protein- meet fish milk egg cheese yoghurt
Vegetable protein-peas beans lentils knots and cereals