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Light, temperature, air and water can affect the retention of vitamins intrue29
vegetables, which is an important consideration when purchasing,storing and preparing vegetables.Minerals, or trace elements, are other essential nutrients obtained fromvegetables and fruit.
Storing peeled and cut vegetables in water in a cool room will ensure
prolonged freshness.The main mineral elements needed by the body are sodium, potassium,iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.
The vitamins A, E and K are water soluble vitamins.truePulses are an important source of proteins.trueVitamin levels in fruit and vegetables develop after harvesting.
Question 10: The following procedures need to be applied when handling and storing fruit andvegetables:(Write true or false in space provided)
Mushrooms should be stored in paper bags or boxes for ultimate
freshness.Nuts can become rancid in hot areas and should be stored in sealedcontainers in the dry store.
Fruit should be stored in their original containers in the cool room,
with the exception of bananas.Vegetables and fruit are susceptible to physical and chemicalcontamination before they reach your kitchen, so it essential that
the wash – peel – re-wash (WPRW) process is followed.Potatoes must be refrigerated, as they are affected by dry air and
shrinkageAvocados, lettuce and asparagus are good examples of produce thatdiscolour or bruise quickly if handled incorrectly.
Question 11: List 4 examples for legumes:Question 12: Many ethnic cuisines choose a variety of food sources to ensure a balanced diet.Connect the examples of dishes to the relevant nutrient sources:

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