Nutrition

SPM Biology Form 4 Notes – Nutrition (Part VI)

18 August 2011

Water-soluble vitamins are vitamins that are soluble in water. While it sounds obvious but its implication is large. Because it is water-soluble, it has to be replaced daily as the body does not store them or absorbed in the fat globules. Since it is replaced daily, you will need to ingest them on a daily [...]

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SPM Biology Form 4 Notes – Nutrition (Part V)

17 August 2011

Vitamin (organic compound) is commonly recognised as one of the food category to maintain health. Unlike the big three of “carbohydrate, protein and fat”, vitamin is only required in small amount as nutrient. Vitamin is vital as it cannot be adequately produced by our body, hence it must be ingested through our daily diet. At [...]

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SPM Biology Form 4 Notes – Nutrition (Part IV)

16 August 2011

Classes of food nutrient is the basic classes used in the formulation of a healthy diet. The classical six basic classes of food includes: Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat, Vitamins, Minerals and Water. This Part 4 in the series of summarised study notes by Berry Berry Easy on Nutrition for SPM Biology Form 4 students is focussed [...]

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SPM Biology Form 4 Notes – Nutrition (Part III)

11 August 2011

Daily energy requirement simply means the energy required per day for activities. Typically, it can be calculated using your basal metabolism rate (BMR), which is the least amount of energy required to ensure that your body organs are functioning well and also to maintain your body temperature around 36.9 degree Celcius. The daily energy requirement [...]

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SPM Biology Form 4 Notes – Nutrition (Part II)

8 August 2011

A balanced diet is the most important step to maintain one’s good health. It is the key to reach a balance between having enough energy for daily activities and also to maintain a healthy weight. There is also a misconception that a good diet consist of no fat, no sugar, no salt and other extreme [...]

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SPM Biology Form 4 Notes – Nutrition (Part I)

26 July 2011

Nutrition is the all-important process which is why all Berry Readers are still alive and checking out our website. It is a process of obtaining the “materials” (food) to sustain life and growth. While students will most likely only think of human-edible food, the subtopics covering SPM Biology Form 4 is more than that. So [...]

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