Nutrition is the substances taken in by a plant or animal for use in metabolism.
A Balanced Diet is a diet which provides all the nutrients required for health in appropriate proportions.
Good nutrition will:
- provide better health
- ensure a stronger immune system
- mean that you become ill less often
- help you learn more effectively
- make you stronger
- make you more productive.
The nutrients in a balanced diet must consist of 7 things:
- Carbohydrates - Main source of energy.
- Proteins - Growth & Repair of muscle and other body tissues
- Fats - Source of energy and also important in cell membranes, …