Nutrients

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  • Created by: Natmac
  • Created on: 19-12-18 12:55

Nutrient

Function in the body

Sources

Carbohydrates

Give the body energy

Sugar, honey, jam

Potatoes, pasta, rice

Vitamin A

Helps the eyes to see in dim light

Healthy skin and tissue

Liver, eggs, butter, soft spreads, yellow and orange vegetables

Vitamin B

Transfer and release of energy

Helps formation of red blood cells

Cereals, meat, fish, dairy products, yeast products, pulses, eggs

Vitamin C

Healthy skin

Absorption of iron

Helps the body to heal faster and helps resist infection

Fruit

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