Y7 Food and Digestion

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HLHSscience
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228738
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Y7 Food and Digestion
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2013-07-31 14:08:40
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Food digestion Human health
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Human health, Food digestion
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  1. Why do we need to eat carbohydrates?
    To provide energy
  2. What does our bodies need protein for?
    For growth and repair
  3. Why is it important to eat some fat in our diet?
    • To provide energy.
    • Also to store energy in the body and insulate it against the cold.
  4. How does our bodies use fibre?
    To provide roughage to help to keep the food moving through the gut
  5. Why do our bodies need water?
    Needed for cells and body fluids
  6. Name the seven mainĀ food groups.
    Carbohydrate, fat, protein, minerals, vitamins, fibre, water
  7. Fish, meat, eggs, beans, pulses and dairy products are a good source of which food group?
    Protein

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