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1 meatandeducation.com 2012 Which nutrient is it? Read the clues and decide on the nutrient.

2 Red meat contains high biological protein and important macronutrients, all of which are essential for good health throughout life. Most healthy balanced diets will include lean meat in moderate amounts, together with starchy carbohydrates (including wholegrain foods), plenty of fruit and vegetables and moderate amounts of milk and diary foods. Clues are provided to the different nutrients provided by red meat. Can you decide which nutrient is being shown? Background information - Which nutrient is it? meatandeducation.com 2012

3 Which nutrient is it? This type of B vitamin is only naturally available in meat and meat products. This is the richest dietary source of energy and supplies essential nutrients such as fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. Fat Vitamin B 12 meatandeducation.com 2012

4 Which nutrient is it? This mineral is essential for cell division and therefore for growth and tissue repair. It is also necessary for normal reproductive development, a healthy immune system and healing of wounds. Zinc meatandeducation.com 2012 This is essential for the formation of haemoglobin in red blood cells. It also plays an important role in the immune system and is required for normal energy metabolism. Iron

5 This is composed of essential amino acids and is essential for growth, maintenance and repair of the body. Which nutrient is it? This water soluble group of vitamins help release energy from macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein and fat) for the body to use. Protein B vitamins meatandeducation.com 2012

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