19 NutrientsWe need proteins for growth and repair.
20 NutrientsFat can be used to store and provide energy. It also helps us to keep warm when it is cold.
21 NutrientsMinerals are needed in small doses to help keep the body healthy.
22 NutrientsVitamins are needed in small doses to help keep the body healthy.
23 NutrientsFibre helps our body to process the food which we eat.
24 NutrientsWater provides the body with fluid which is used by all the cells.
25 NutrientsFoods from the starchy section of the Eatwell Plate contain lots of carbohydrates.However potatoes also contain protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals.
26 NutrientsDifferent parts of the potato contain different nutrients.
27 NutrientsA medium jacket potato (flesh & skin) contains 1/3 of your recommended daily amount of Vitamin CThe potato contains important minerals like potassium and ironA medium jacket potato contains more fibre than two large pieces of medium sliced wholemeal breadThe flesh contains a small amount of proteinThe flesh is a great source of starchy carbohydrates
28 Nutrients The answers to Activity 3 are: - Method of preparation CarbohydratesProteinVitaminsMineralsFibreMashed potato-Boiled new potatoes with skin onBaked potatoesRoast potatoes