Y7 Food and Digestion
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Why do we need to eat carbohydrates?
To provide energy
What does our bodies need protein for?
For growth and repair
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.
How does our bodies use fibre?
To provide roughage to help to keep the food moving through the gut
Why do our bodies need water?
Needed for cells and body fluids
Name the seven main food groups.
Carbohydrate, fat, protein, minerals, vitamins, fibre, water
Fish, meat, eggs, beans, pulses and dairy products are a good source of which food group?
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