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Chapter 31, 32

Revise Food and Digestion

What is meant by a balanced diet? Not eating any one food type in excess.
What are the six constituents of a balanced diet? Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins, Minerals, Vitamins, Water.
Why would an athlete need to eat more food than a person who doesn't exercise? Athletes use more energy than a person who doesn't exercise.
Fibre is an important part of a balanced diet. What do we need fiber for? To keep the digestive system in good working order.
Why is water so important for the Human Body? We need it to survive.
Drinking water is a good way to ensure you are getting enough water but how else may you include water in your diet? Milk, Tea, Fruit, Juice.
Can you describe the function of the liver and the pancreas? To produce bile and digestive juices.
What are the 4 stages of nutrition? Eating, Digestion, Absorption, Excretion.
Are enzymes responsible for chemical digestion or physical digestion? Chemical.
What is an enzyme? Are proteins used to speed up chemical reactions inside cells.
Where in the body is amylase found? The mouth, Saliva.
Created by: SC Dave