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Digestion and Nutrition. Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food. The body – is this female healthy and why? List as many reasons as you can. Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food.

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Digestion and nutrition

Digestion and Nutrition

Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


The body is this female healthy and why list as many reasons as you can

The body – is this female healthy and why?List as many reasons as you can

  • Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


Digestion and nutrition

Protein is needed by the body for what?

What are amino acids?

  • Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


Amino acids

Amino acids

  • Protein consists of chains of amino acids that are used by our bodies to grow muscles, hair, nails, skin and internal organs.

  • Proteins control almost every biochemical reaction in the body. Every protein is made from amino acids, which are commonly called the building blocks of life.

  • All of the nearly 40,000 distinct proteins found in the human body are made up from only 20 amino acids called the proteogenic amino acids.

  • Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


Task 1

Task 1

  • On your group image I want you to use the theory books and list where and how the body uses the 20 amino acids.

  • What foods have all the essential amino acids in and which do not

  • What does HBV and LBV mean?

  • In the stomach an enzyme is used to break down protein in your stomach what is this?

  • Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates

  • Task 2 – now tell me why we need carbohydrates

  • What enzymes break down carbohydrates?

  • What foods provide carbohydrates

  • Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


Adolescents

Adolescents

  • Why do you need minerals?

  • What do they do for the body?

  • What use are vitamins to the body?

  • Make a list of A, B, C ,D and F and fill in the details

  • Explain what will happen if you have a deficiency of some vitamins

  • Lesson objective – to understand what the body breaks down during the digestion of food


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