Key Words and Meanings - Year 7 Food & Nutrition
  • Food Preparation
    CruditeA vegetable baton or stick. 
    FatMicronutrient that supplies the body with energy. 
    Healthy, balanced dieta diet that contains the correct proportions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water necessary for good health, to grow properly, be active and maintain a healthy body. 
    ModifyChange something in a recipe e.g. an ingredient or cooking method to make it more suitable for current guidelines for a healthy diet. 
    Heat transferThe way in which heat energy is passed into food 
    Heat transferThe way in which heat energy is passed into food 
    ConductionTransferring heat through a solid object into food 
    ConvectionTransferring heat through a liquid or air into food 
    RadiationTransferring heat by infra-red waves that heat up what they come in to contact with 

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