Summary sources of food

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Summary sources of food

  1. 1. Sources of Food www.reflectivelearn.com
  2. 2. Sources of Food  Food: A fuel for every body and contains chemical that fulfil demand of our body called nutrients.  Sources of food :  Plants ( fruits, vegetables, grains )  Animals ( meat, milk,)  Functions of foods  Provide energy to do activity  Protect from diseases  Help to grow cells and repair worn out cells  Producers  Plants prepare their own food and called producer .
  3. 3. Food habits Food habits: Different organism eat different things according to that they are devised into following types  Herbivores – Those animals that eat plants only. They have sharp cutting teeth in front and flat , grinding teeth at the back. Ex. Cow, deer  Carnivores – Animals that eat the flesh of other animals like snake, eagle vulture etc.  Omnivores – Animals that eat both pants and animals like Humans, crow  Scavengers – Animals that eat dead bodies of animals and in this way help to clean environment.  Parasites – Animals depends on other living animals for their food is called parasites.
  4. 4. Food  Balanced diet: A diet which contains all the nutrients needed by body is called balanced diet.  Nectar: Sweet juice found in flowers is known as nectar.  Edible: The substance/materials which are safe for eating are called edible substances.  Sprouted seed: When the seeds such as moong or chana have been kept dipped in water for a day. Then the soaked seeds wrapped in a piece of wet cloth and set aside. After 2-3 days, a small white structure may grow out of the seeds. This stage of seeds is called sprouted seed.

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