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Te Reo Pūtaiao

warowaihā

carbohydrate

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te pūhui o te waro (C), te hauwai (H) me te hāora (O) e noho mai ana ki ētahi o ā tātou kai. Ko te warowaihā te wāhanga matua o te kai e whai pūngao ai te tangata, otirā ngā kīrehe katoa. Ko te parāoa, te rīwai me te kūmara ētahi kai matua he nui te warowaihā kei roto. Ko te huka me te māngaro ētahi momo warowaihā.

A compound of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen found in some foods. Carbohydrate is the main part of food which provides humans and animals with energy. Bread, potatoes and kūmara are examples of food with high levels of carbohydrate. Sugar and starch are two types of carbohydrates.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te painga o ngā kai he nui te warowaihā kei roto?

Tirohia ngā kōrero e whakapiri ana ki te kēne pīni, ka kimi ai i te rahi o te warowaihā o taua kai.

Ko te warowaihā, te ngako me te pūmua ngā taiora matua e ora ai te tangata.

Takenga Mai

waro - carbon

wai - water

hā (hāora) - oxygen

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te painga o ngā kai he nui te warowaihā kei roto?

Tirohia ngā kōrero e whakapiri ana ki te kēne pīni, ka kimi ai i te rahi o te warowaihā o taua kai.

Ko te warowaihā, te ngako me te pūmua ngā taiora matua e ora ai te tangata.