Components of food
- Whatever food we eat is made up of more than one component taken from plants or animals.
- Food should contain such type of component which provides nourishment to our body and should be responsible for the growth and development of our body. These components are called nutrients.
- Energy giving nutrient: Carbohydrate and fat
Body building nutrient: Protein
Nutrient protect body from disease: Vitamins
Nutrient needed for growth and maintenance: Minerals