Class 6 Biology Component of Food Components of food

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

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