Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins

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Protein Carbohydrates Fats and Oils
(LIPIDS)
Sources
Meat Starchy foods Unsaturated Saturated Polyunsaturated
Eggs Wheat, Rye, Barley, Rapeseed Oil Meats Corn Oil
Milk, Cheese and Potatoes, rice. Ground Nut Cheese Sunflower Oil
other dairy products. Avocados Milk Walnut Oil
Cereals, peas, Eggs, Cream
beans, lentils, nuts Fish, Butter/
and soya. Lard
Functions
Growth of body cells, Source of Energy, Insulati
Repair and Starch is used for on
Maintenance of the longer energy Protect
body cells and bursts, while sugar s Major
tissues (wear/tear or is an instant energy Organs
injury). rush. Further
Emergency source of Protein Sparer, it Source
energy in the diet, can now do its of
protein is converted normal job of growth Energy
to carbohydrate and maintenance and Contain
used for energy. repair rather than s
the energy source essenti
like carbohydrates. al fatty
acids
which
cannot
be
created
by the
body,
Contain
s Fat
Soluble
Vitamin
s,
A,D,E,
K.
Effects of Deficiency
Protein Energy Lack of Energy No
Malnutrition (PEM) Tired absorpt
common form are Weight Loss ion of
Marasmus and fat
Kwashiorkor. soluble
Slowing down or vitamin
stopping growth, s
Relays
on

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