core test 1

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kateodaniel
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246060
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core test 1
Updated:
2013-11-09 21:51:03
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nutrition
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stage 2
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  1. explain in the absorption can be affected by iron
    the presence of tea or coffee, caffeine drink or alcohol all limit absorption and will damage the villi in the small intestine limiting the absorption of minerals but vitamin C will increase iron absorption
  2. 4 factors that affect RDI
    AGE, WEIGHT, EXERCISE, HEIGHT
  3. health consequences if a person food or beveridge is over their RDI (2)
    • lead to weight gain, leading to extra adipose tissue 
    • the extra weight will lead to many diseases such as cardiovascular disease by placing extra stress on the heart carrying extra weight around
  4. why do vegans need complementary proteins
    because they do not eat the complete proteins, in order to eat complete proteins they need to consume to incomplete proteins which have different amino acids

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