Food
Cucumbers contain little or no carbohydrates.

Food

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Carbohydrates and proteins are found in food. There are seven food types - a balanced diet contains all seven. Animals, specifically humans, have five different types of taste: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (umami is also referred to as savouriness).

Try this Science quiz about Food.

1.
Which of the following contains most calcium?
Cheese
Green vegetables
Meat
Oranges
2.
Iron, a mineral, is needed for what?
Bones and teeth
Cell chemistry
Energy
Healthy blood
Calcium, also a mineral, is needed for bones and teeth
3.
What are fats used for?
Cell chemistry
Growth and repair
Healthy blood
Stored energy
As well as stored energy, they provide insulation
4.
Which of the following foods contain little or no fiber?
Apples
Carrots
Cheese
Peas
Fresh fruit and vegetables contain vitamins and fiber
5.
What are carbohydrates used for?
Cell chemistry
Energy
Growth and repair
Healthy blood
Provide energy through respiration
6.
What are small amounts of vitamins needed for?
Bones and teeth
Cell chemistry
Energy
Healthy blood
7.
What are proteins used for?
Cell chemistry
Energy
Growth and repair
Healthy blood
Proteins are long chains of different amino acids
8.
Which of the following foods contain little or no protein?
Beans
Butter
Fish
Meat
Butter contains mainly fat
9.
Which of the following foods contain little or no carbohydrates?
Bread
Cucumber
Pasta
Potatoes
10.
Fiber is needed for what?
Cell chemistry
Energy
Healthy blood
Preventing constipation
It also helps prevent bowel cancer
Author:  Sue Davison

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