Science - Human Health

  1. State the reasons why we need food
    Energy

    Growth and repair of cells
  2. What is the unit used to measure energy in food?
    Kilojoules (kJ)

    Kilocalories (kcal)
  3. List the five nutrients found in food
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    • Vitamins
    • Fat
    • Protein
    • Minerals
    • Carbohydrates
  4. List the factors that influence a peron's diet
    Age

    Gender

    Activity Level
  5. What is a balanced diet?
    This is a diet that has the correct amounts of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water
  6. Explain the funcion of fibre in the diet
    To prevent constipation
  7. List examples of foods high in carbohydrates
    Potatoes

    Bread

    Sugar
  8. Explain the function of carbohydrates in your diet
    To give us energy
  9. List examples of foods high in protein
    Milk

    Yoghurt

    Meat

    Cheese
  10. Explain the function of proteins in your diet
    For growth and repair
  11. List examples of foods high in fat
    Butter

    Cakes

    Biscuits
  12. State the function of vitamins
    For healthy gums, teeth and immune system
  13. List examples of foods high in vitamins
    Fruit and Vegetables

    Dairy products eg. milk, cheese and yogurt
  14. State the function of iron
    To make red blood cells
  15. List examples of foods high in iron
    Red meat

    Fruit and Vegetables

    Dairy products eg. milk, cheese and yogurt
  16. State the function of calcium
    For healthy bones and teeth
  17. List examples of food high in calcium
    Milk

    Butter

    Cheese

    Yogurt
  18. Explain the function of fats in your diet
    To give us heat and energy
  19. State the chemical used to test for the presence of starch
    Iodine
  20. State the chemicals used to test for the presence of protein
    Copper sulphate and Sodium Hydroxide
  21. State the chemical used to test for the presence of carbohydrates
    Benedict's solution
  22. List examples of deficiency diseases?
    Obesity

    High blood pressure

    Diabetes

    Osteoporosis

    Anaemia
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mshowley
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Card Set
Science - Human Health
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Human Health
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