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m’s notes on nutrition

         

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Vitamins, minerals, water & fibre – Questions

  Vitamins: 1.  Another name for vitamin C. 2.  Two important sources of vitamin C. 3.  Deficiency of vitamin C leads to ________. 4.  ___________ protects cells from ageing. 5.  Is vitamin C water soluble? 6.  Another  name for vitamin … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates, Lipids & Proteins – Questions

    1.  Why do organisms require food? 2.  Differentiate between autotrophic and heterotrophic nutrition. 3.  Describe a balanced diet. 4.  An imbalanced and inadequate diet leads to ______________. 5.  List the constituents of an ideal human diet.   Carbohydrates: … Continue reading

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Testing for Biochemicals in Biological solutions

  1. Describe an emulsion test. 2. Explain how to test for: a- protein b- starch c- glucose 3. Why are controls needed in testing? Which are the two types of control used ?   ________________________________________________________

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Organic Molecules in Living Organisms – Questions

    1. The four main groups of organic chemicals used by living things are: a- b- c- d- 2.  Define: a- biochemistry b- metabolism 3. Large organic molecules are made up of similar smaller molecules called _____________. 4. Describe: … Continue reading

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