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NUTRITION

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  • 1. feeding and digestion. Made by: y
  • 2. DIFFICULT WORDS
    • Fats: grasas
    • Digestive tract: tracto digestivo
    • Digestive glands:glándulas digestivas
    • Mouth: boca
    • Pharynx: faringe
    • Oesophagus: esófago
    • Stomach: estómago
    • Small intestine: intestino delgado
    • Large intestine: intestino grueso
    • Liver: hígado
    • Bile: biliares
    • Pancreatic juices: jugos pancreáticos.
  • 3. DIFFICULT WORDS
    • Bolus of food: bolo de alimentos
    • Gastric juices: jugos gástricos.
    • Chyme: quimo
    • Chyle: quilo
    • Veins and capillaries: venas y capilares
    • Blood: sangre
    • Faeces: heces.
  • 4. FEEDING AND NUTRITION
    • Feeding is the taking of food, but not everything we eat or drink is useful. Nutrients are the useful substances in the food we eat .
  • 5.
    • Nutrition consists of:
      • Extracting nutrients from the food we eat and oxygen from the air we breathe;
      • Distributing the nutrients and air around our bodies;
      • Excreting what we do not need.
  • 6. WHAT NUTRIENTS DO WE NEED?
    • The different nutrients contained in food are:
      • Proteins produce our body tissue and are essential for the functioning of our cells.
      • Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy; the include starches, which are found in cereals and potatoes, and sugars which are abundant in fruit.
  • 7.
      • Fats give us energy. Our body stores them very well. There are both animal and vegetable fats.
      • Minerals control growth and are important for the functioning of the nervous system, the contraction of muscles and the coagulation of blood.
      • Vitamins control the functioning of many of the organs in our body and help us stay healthy.
  • 8. OUR DIET
    • Our diet is the quantity and variety of food and water that we take. To maintain our mental and physical health, we must follow a diet that contains all the different nutrients in the correct quantities.
    • A person’s diet varies according to cultural, religious, and geographical aspects. It also depends on the age, weight and height of each individual.

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