Unit 1

HideShow resource information
  • A healthy diet is one that includes the right amonts of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins adn minerals to meet our energy and growth needs. 
  • If we eat more than we use up in activity we will become overweight. 

 Nutrients: chemical compounds found i foods, which include proteins, fats, carboydrates, vitamins and minerals. 

Balanced diet: a diet that contains all the nutrients in the correct amounts to meet individual needs. 

Malnutrition: lack of food or particualr nutrients in


No comments have yet been made

Similar Home Economics: Food & Nutrition resources:

See all Home Economics: Food & Nutrition resources »See all Nutrition, diet and health resources »