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Food and Health

  1. 1. Food: Where Does It Come From?
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Food is the substance that is taken into the body for nourishment. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the fuel of the body. </li></ul><ul><li>The food which is eaten by many of us is called staple food. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. rice, cake, bread, fruits, vegetables, etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Functions of Food <ul><li>The food eaten by us performs important functions: </li></ul><ul><li>It gives us energy to do work. </li></ul><ul><li>It gives us essential nutrients needed by the body for growth. </li></ul><ul><li>It repairs damaged cells and tissues. </li></ul><ul><li>It protects us from certain diseases. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Plant Parts as Sources of Food <ul><li>The food prepared by plants for itself when exceeds it’s requirements is stored in different parts of the plant. </li></ul><ul><li>These parts of plant are eaten by us as source of food. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Various Parts of Plants as Sources of food <ul><li>Plant part Example </li></ul><ul><li>Leaf Spinach, cabbage, coriander, mustard, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Stem Potato, sugar cane, ginger, corn, onion, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Root Radish, carrot, turnip, beetroot, sweet </li></ul><ul><li>Potato, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Flower Cauliflower, broccoli, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit Mango, banana, orange, pineapple, </li></ul><ul><li>apple, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Seed Wheat, rice, maize, pulses, groundnuts, </li></ul><ul><li>mustard, beans, millets, etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Animal Products as Sources of Food <ul><li>We obtain food from animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Not all animals are the sources of food. </li></ul><ul><li>Only some animals are the sources of food. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Various Animal Products as Sources of Food <ul><li>Animal Product Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Milk Cow, buffalo, goat, sheep, camel, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Egg Hen, duck , quail, geese, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Meat Goat, sheep, hen, turkey, guinea </li></ul><ul><li>fowls, pigeons, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Milk <ul><li>Milk is used to make many items. </li></ul><ul><li>These items are called milk or dairy products. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg.curd, cheese, butter, ice cream, etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Types of Animals Animals Herbivore Carnivore Omnivore
  10. 10. Herbivores <ul><li>Animals that eat plants or their parts are called plant eating animals or herbivores. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Carnivores <ul><li>Animals that eat flesh of other animals are called flesh eating animals or carnivores </li></ul>
  12. 12. Omnivores <ul><li>Animals that eat both plant and flesh of other animals are called omnivores. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bibliography <ul><li>Presentation by : Muskan Gupta </li></ul><ul><li>Source : Internet </li></ul>

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