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Carbohydrates

Protein

BALANCED DIET

Water Vitamins

Fibre

Minerals


 Used for ENERGY  Broken down to GLUCOSE in your Gut  Some GLUCOSE stored as GLYCOGEN in your LIVER

and MUSCLES

 FATS: Also use for ENERGY  Muscles use a mixture of GLYCOGEN and FAT

depending on exercise  FATS also provide stored energy for RESTING and also help HEALTHY SKIN, WARMTH and PROTECTS VITAL ORGANS


 Biscuits

 Pasta

 Chocolate

 Bananas

 Cakes

 Rice  Bread These are not the best way to get your Carbohydrates – they are also High in fats

 Potatoes

Good way to get energy


 Margarine  Bacon  Butter

 Cream  Red Meat  Sunflower Oil


 MAKE BLOOD  RESTORE AND REPAIR

BODY TISSUE  BUILDS CELLS

Examples of foods which contain Protein  Meat, Liver,

Beans

 Chicken, Eggs,  Peas , Fish , Nuts.


 Used to: REGULATE CHEMICAL REACTIONS  Help in GROWTH and REPAIR  Help MUSCLES and NERVES work efficiently  Help RELEASE ENERGY FROM FOOD  Help RESIST DISEASES


 Used to:-

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Enable the body to work normally and efficiently Examples of Minerals and a food source; Calcium – Cheese Iodine – Sea Food Iron - Liver


Fibre is a non digestible nutrient which adds bulk to our food and aids digestion

Examples of food sources that are high in fibre are All Bran brown bread, and vegetables


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