What makes a healthy diet?
A balanced diet contains the correct amounts of:
- Carbohydrates - Release energy
- Proteins - Build new cells
- Fats - Store energy
- Vitamins - Work body healthily
- Minerals - Work body healthily
- Fibre - Help digestive system
- Water - Prevent dehydration
If you do not have a balanced diet you become malnourished
How much energy do we need?
Energy needed depends on different things:
- Males need more energy than females