nutritional properties

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The main nutrients are proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. Each nutrient has a different purpose.

Proteins

Fresh fish (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/images/fd_fish.jpg)

Fresh fish is a source of protein

Proteins assist with growth and repair of the body.

Proteins are found in animal products like meat, fish, cheese, milk and eggs. Vegetable sources include soya-bean products, pulses and nuts.

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are needed to…

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