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What is balanced diet and give its qualities ?

Balanced diet : A diet that contains the proper proportions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water necessary to maintain good health. A diet containing all the essential food constituents in proper proportions so that the need for calories, minerals, vitamins and other nutrients are met with is called as balanced diet. It varies according to age and the amount of work.

A balanced diet should have following three qualities :

1. It must be rich in various essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals and some amino acids.

2. It should provide just enough raw materials needed for growth and development, repair and replacement of cells, tissues and organs of the body.

3. It should provide the necessary energy required by the body.

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What is the function of enamel in digestion?

The enamel helps in the mastication of food.
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What is Diphyodont ?

Diphyodont is the condition of having two set of teeth during the life of an organism. For example : humans are diphyodont as they have two set of teeth namely temporary milk or deciduous teeth which are replaced by permanent or adult teeth. 

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Name the fat soluble vitamins.

Vit A, D, E and  are fat soluble vitamins.
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What are Sanguivorous animals ?

The animals which suck blood e.g. leech, vampire bat, female mosquito etc.
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What is the order of arrangement of teeth in each half of the upper and lower jaw ?

The order of arrangement of teeth in each half of the upper and lower jaw is I,C,PM,M.  I (incisors), C (cannine), PM (premolars), M (molars).
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