Science 7 Nutrition

Science 7 Nutrition

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calorie the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 kg of water by 1 degree Celsius
protein a large molecule that is made of amino acids, and which contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sometimes sulfur
carbohydrate molecules made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms and are usually the body's major source of energy.
fat provide energy and help your body absorb vitamins
vitamin nutrients that are needed in small amounts for growth, regulating body functions, and preventing some diseases
mineral nutrients that do not contain carbon-which help the body regulate many chemical reactions
vitamin B2 helps release energy from nutrients
Vitamin C growth and repair of body tissues
Vitamin A enhances night vision, helps maintain skin and bones
Calcium build strong bones and teeth
Iron helps carry oxygen throughout the body
Zinc aids protein formation

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