Neco food and nutrition answers 2021

Neco food and nutrition answers 2021

Here is the neco food and nutrition answers for 2021.









Amino acids are organic compounds that combine to form proteins


-[Pick any two]-

(i) Whisking

(ii) Sieving

(iii) Creaming

(iv) Beating

(v) Rubbing in,

(vi) Rolling and folding.


(i) Lower prices: Prepared meals can be competitively priced because menu options are limited and products are prepared in-store.

(ii) Convenience: Ready-to-eat meals reduce the time and energy needed to prepare a meal at home, while offering the variety consumers are craving.


-[Pick any four]-

(i) Wheat

(ii) Oats

(iii) Rice

(iv) Corn (maize)

(v) Barley

(vi) Sorghum

(vii) millet.


Pressure cooking is a method of cooking in which the boiling temperature of water is increased using a special vessel, causing the food to cook faster. 

*(NUMBER 4)*


Fermentation: Fermentation is the breakdown of carbs like starch and sugar by bacteria and yeast and an ancient technique of preserving food. Common fermented foods include kimchi, sauerkraut, kefir, tempeh, kombucha, and yogurt.



Vegetarianism:Vegetarianism is the theory or practice of living solely upon vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, and nuts with or without the addition of milk products and eggs generally for ethical, ascetic, environmental, or nutritional reasons



Convalescent:Convalescence is the gradual recovery of health and strength after illness or injury. It refers to the later stage of an infectious disease or illness when the patient recovers and returns to previous health, but may continue to be a source of infection to others even if feeling better



Food storage: Food storage is the process in which both cooked and raw materials are stored in appropriate conditions for future use without any entry or multiplication of microorganisms.



Reproductive health:Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes.


(i)Foods retain most of their nutrients and are tastier.

(ii)It Saves time and energy in preparing meals.


(i)Vitamin C can be lost by boiling foods in water

(ii)Exposure to heat destroys the nutrient content of food, and especially lowers the concentration of vitamin C.

(iii)Vitamin C can also be lost if food products are exposed to air for too long. 


(i)Bathe regularly with clean water 2 to 3 times a day.

(ii)Fingernails should be trimmed and kept in good shape.

(iii)Wear clean, suitable and protective clothings.


Pressure cooking is the process of cooking food under high pressure steam, employing water or a water-based cooking liquid, in a sealed vessel known as a pressure cooker. … After cooking, the steam pressure is lowered back to ambient atmospheric pressure, so that the vessel can be opened safely.


Advantage of pressure cooking….

It save time

Pressure cookers can save you money

Easy to operate

Cool kitchen

Increased safety in the kitchen

Good pressure cookers are durable

Fewer nutrients are lost

Bacteria and microorganisms can be rendered harmless

Disadvantage of pressure cooking..

May need some practice at the beginning

Cheap ones may not work properly

Pressure cookers can be expensive


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