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Nutrition Test - Student Support Study Guide
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Protein is important in the body, give 2 important functions.
Builds and repairs muscles, Important for growth and energy, Transports oxygen.
Vitamin A is important for:
healthy eyes, skin, and hair
Inadequate vitamin A can lead to:
Dry skin, dry eyes, unhealthy hair, night blindness
Two food sources of fat are:
Avocado, Meat, Dairy, Eggs, Butter, Olive Oil
Fat is needed in our bodies as a ______________________ of energy and helps transport the fat soluble vitamins which are:
source - vitamins A, D, E, K
Carbohydrates are important for ___________________________ which fuels the body.
Healthy examples of carbohydrates in your diet are:
pasta, rice, bread, pancakes,
Vitamin C is important for building strong _____________________________, fights infection and is necessary for strong _____________________________ and gums.
Two good sources of vitamin C are:
citrus fruits (oranges/lemons), kiwi, mangoes
The deficiency disease caused from a lack of Vitamin D is called:
Calcium is an important mineral for strong bones and teeth. Two important food sources are:
Milk, Cheese, Yogurt
Cellulose or roughage is necessary to keep you _________________________.
Cellulose is found in:
fruits and vegetables and whole grains
Water is key to a healthy body. List 4 important functions of water in the body:
Regulates body temperature - moistens the tissues of the eyes, nose and mouth - helps dissolve minerals and nutrients so the body can absorb them - carries nutrients and oxygen to cells - lubricates joints
You can become dehydrated if you do not drink __________ glasses of water a day.
B Vitamins: Riboflavin is important for:
normal growth and energy (breaks down protein, fats into energy) It also helps in red blood cell production
Two good food sources of Riboflavin are:
eggs, nuts, dairy products, meats, broccoli, brewer's yeast, brussel sprouts, wheat germ, wild rice, mushrooms, soybeans, green leafy vegetables and whole grain and enriched cereals and bread
Lack of Niacin, another B Vitamin, can lead to:
Two good food sources of Niacin would be:
Liver, Beef, Chicken, Turkey, Fish, Brown Rice, Avocados
The pear shaped organ that churns food:
Wavelike action of the digestive tract:
The small intestine is also called the:
A liquid form of the bolus is call:
The last type of nutrient to leave the stomach is:
Fuel for our body:
Small finger like projections that absorb nutrients:
Connects the throat to the stomach:
Name two things that make up feces:
water, dead bacteria, living bacteria, protein, undigested food residue (fibre), waste material from food.
For a bonus, name two more things that make up feces:
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