Home Economics Nutrition, Health and Food Preparation, Revision Notes
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2 Home Economics – Revision Notes – Food and Nutrition
Chapter 1 – Minerals and Vitamins. 5
Potassium (HL) 6
Sodium (HL) 8
Zinc (HL) 8
Iodine (HL) 9
Fat Soluble Vitamins 10
Vitamin A 10
Vitamin D 11
Vitamin K: Naphthoquinones 11
Vitamin E: Tocopherols 12
Water Soluble Vitamins 13
Vitamin C: Ascorbic Acid 13
Vitamin B1: Thiamine 14
Vitamin B2: Riboflavin 14
Vitamin B6: Pyriodoxine 15
Vitamin B12: Cobalamin 15
Chapter 2 : Diet and Health 17
Inter- Relationship of Dietary Deficiencies and Excess with Diet Related Problems: 22
Bowel Disease 22
Coeliac Disease 23
Coronary Heart Disease 24
Dental Disease 28
Diabetes Mellitus 29
Chapter 3 - Food Preparation and Cooking Processes 30
3 Home Economics – Revision Notes – Food and Nutrition
Physical and Chemical Changes that occur during Cooking: 31
Principles of Cooking Food: 32
Methods of Cooking: 33
Soups & Sauces: 35
Types of Soup: 35
4 Home Economics – Revision Notes – Food and Nutrition
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Chapter 1 – Minerals and Vitamins.
What you need to know:
- Effects of deficiency
- Absorption (Calcium and Iron only)
What are minerals?
- Inorganic nutrients required by the body.
- Macro-minerals are needed in relatively large amounts in the body.
- Trace-minerals are needed in s...