Class 7 Biology Nutrition in Plants Introduction

Introduction

Food is useful for the survival of the living beings because it serves as a rich source of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals required for the supply of energy to carry out necessary life processes, proper growth and development of human body.  It is also required for the repair of the damaged body parts and to fight diseases. These components of food are known as the nutrients.

Nutrients

Food items in which the nutrient is found

Carbohydrates

 

Fats

 

Proteins

 

Vitamin A

 

Vitamin B

 

Vitamin C

 

Vitamin D

 

Iodine

 

Phosphorous

 

Iron

 

Calcium

 

 

 

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