low blood sugar
Body cant produce this substance if you suffer from type 1 diabetes.
a symptom of diabetes
what we call chest pains experienced in coronary heart disease
plaque that builds up in the arteries but is also essential to the body
LDL cholesterol
Good HDL cholesterol source
cause of high cholesterol is trans fats and _________fats.
anaemia is a lack of iron which means a low ______count?
symptom of anaemia
more likely to be anaemic
hinders the absorption of nutrients
common in people suffering from HIV
SA dietary guidelines says the following should be used sparingly
this root has natural antibiotic properties
can be caused by consuming contaminated water
biggest medical concern with gastro enteritis and e.coli infection
lecithin, found in the yolk of an egg is an example of an
can be a stabilizer and a thickener
natural preservative in pickling
flavour enhancer
additive that makes a yellow/orange colour
a common reaction to additives
prevents oxidation and if consumed, improves health
hepatitis A can cause _______________, yellowing of the skin and eyes.
heart and blood vessels are being overworked, blood pumps at a higher pressure than usual.
Calcium rich food will prevent and assist in management of this disorder.
must be on a food label
word that shouldn't appear on a label, unless approved by the health department
advantage of genetically modified foods or other items (medication)
A technique used in food production. It can be used to kill bacteria that cause food poisoning

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