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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates- Are one of the main types of nutrients. They are the most important source of energy in your body. Your digestive system changes carbohydrates into glucose (blood sugar). Your body uses this sugar for energy for your cells, tissues and organs.

Cabohydrates Food

  • Porridge
  • Whole oats
  • Fruit- Apples, pears, grapes and raisins
  • Yoghurt
  • Wholegrain cereals
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Bread
  • Brown Rice
  • Jacket Potato
  • Vegtables- Green beans, broccoli, celery, beets, spinach, cucumbers, bell peppers and tomatoes
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Nutrients

Nutrients

Nutrients- Are the components in food that an organism utilizes to survive and grow.Macronutrients provide the bulk energy for an organisms metabolic system to function, while micronutrients provide the necessary cofactors for metabolism to be carried out. Both types of nutrients can be acquired from the environment.

10 Nutrient-Rich Foods 

  • Beans
  • Greek Yoghurt
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Kefir
  • Rich Strawberries
  • Mushrooms
  • Pineapple
  • Pistachio Nuts
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Popcorn
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