Nutrients in food

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Nutrients in food

  1. 1. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD
  2. 2. THE FOOD PYRAMID
  3. 3. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD CARBOHYDRATES They are needed to give the body energy.
  4. 4. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD VITAMINS They are needed in very small amounts for growth and health.
  5. 5. VITAMINS NEED FOR SOURCES VITAMIN A - Good vision. - Healthy skin. - Growth. -Green and yellow vegetables. - Dairy products. VITAMIN B -Release of energy from foods. - Healthy skin. -Breads. -Milk. -Eggs. VITAMIN B12 - Red blood cells. -Meat. - Milk. - Fish. VITAMIN C -Healthy skin. - Protect cells. - Helps absorb iron. - Fruits. - Vegetables. VITAMIN D -Helps absorb calcium. - Strong teeth and bones. -Margarine. - Oily fish. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD VITAMINS
  6. 6. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD PROTEINS They assist with growth and repair of the body. They are found in animal products like meat, fish, cheese, milk and eggs.
  7. 7. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD MINERALS It is needed for the growth of healthy teeth and bones. CALCIUM IRON POTASSIUM, SODIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ZINC. It is needed for the formation of red blood cells.
  8. 8. FATS They help to provide concentrated sources of energy and help to insulate the body in cold weather. NUTRIENTS IN FOOD

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