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Foods and Nutrients

Food Tests, Nutrients and Functions

TermDefinition
Iodine Chemical used to test for starch
Benedicts Solution Chemical used to test for glucose
Biuret Solution Chemical used to test for protein
Blue Black Positive colour for presence of starch
Brick Red Positive colour for presence of glucose
Copper Sulfate Anhydrous Chemical used to test for water
Brown paper Item used to test for fat
Purple Blue Positive colour for presence of water
Translucent Positive reaction for presence of fat
Meat, Fish, Eggs, Milk Foods high in protein
Breads, Cereals, Potatoes Foods high in starch
Oranges, Lemons, Blackcurrants Foods high in Vitamin C
Milk, Cheese, Yoghurt Foods high in calcium
Growth and Repair Function of proteins
Heat, Energy, Insulation Function of fats
Prevents scurvy Function of Vitamin C
Prevents constipation Function of fibre
Food pyramid A graph on how to manage a balanced diet
Nutrients The substances needed for growth and life
Nutrition The way in which an organism gets food
Respiration The way an organism releases energy
Excretion The way an organism removes waste from the body
Growth When an organism grows
Reproduction When an organism creates a new individual
Movement The way an organism moves
Response When an organism reacts and adapts to a change in their environment
Created by: JJoyce03