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Protein

Is needed for rapid growth - during childhood - repair and maintenance of all body cells and tissues at all stages of life

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Sources of protein

Animal- Beef, poultry, pork, fresh milk, cheese, yoghurt, eggs

Plant sources- soya products, kidney beans, lentils, chick peas, Quorn, bread, pasta rice

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Fat

Provides a concentrated source of ener- insulate the body to maintain body temperature at 37C
- protects vital organs
- a diet high in saturated. Fat may lead to conorary heart disease
Too much fat may lead to obesity

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Saturated fats

Butter, burgers, Sausages, bacon. , cream

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Unsaturated fat

Nuts, olive oil, sunflower oil e.g flora, avocado, seeds

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Carbohydrates..

Supply the body with energy. If more starch or sugar is eaten then the excess is stored as fat
Fats may lead to- obesity
Excess sugar- can lead to tooth decay+ obesity
Starch releases energy slowly
Sugar releases energy quickly

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Carbohydrate food - starch

Bread pasta
Pasta
Rice
Cous cous
Potatoes

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Carbohydrate food - sugar

Sweets fizzy drinks e.g coke
Some sauces sweet+ sour
Cakes
Buns
Biscuits