A Balanced Diet.......
A Balanced diet is a diet that contains all the different components that make up a healthy diet.
e.g. Sugar and Starch
Why do we need it? It is used by the cells to release energy, it is allso the bodies fuel.
Sources of Carbohydrates -
Rice, potato, bread, pasta for Starch.
Fruit and vegetables for Sugars.
Lactose - Milk Sucrose - Cakes
Fructose - Fruit
Why do we need it? It is used to make new cells and enzymes, to build muscles, bones, hair and to repair injured tissue.
Sources of Protein -
Meat, fish, cheese, nuts, pulses etc.
Why do we need it? It is used as insulation, for long term storage and prtects organs from damage.
Sources of Fats - meat, butter, milk, oil etc.