A Healthy Diet B1.1.1

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    • A healthy diet contains the right amounts and proportions of NUTRIENTS and energy that the body needs to stay healthy.
    • A person who does not eat a balanced diet may become MALNOURISHED.
    • What we eat affects our health
      • Be very overweight or underweight
      • DEFICIENCY DISEASES  caused by too little of a nutrient
      • conditions such as Type 2 diabetes
  • Food contains:
    • Carbohydrates, fats and proteins
      • Used in body to:
        • release energy
        • provide nutrients to build cells
    • mineral ions and vitamins
      • needed in small amounts so cells can work properly


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