Nutrients

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  • Created on: 25-04-17 11:45
5 main groups of nutrients
Vitamins, Minerals, Fat, Carbohydrates (sugars and starches), Protein
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2 other non-nutrients which are needed
Water, Non-starch polysaccharides
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Function-Carbohydrates
Give the body energy
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Function- Vitamin A
Helps the eyes to see in dim light, Healthy skin and tissue
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Function- Vitamin B
Transfer and release of energy, Helps formation of red blood cells
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Function- Vitamin C
Healthy skin, Absorption of iron, Helps the body to heal faster and helps resist infection
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Function- Vitamin D
Growth and maintenance of strong bones, Absorption of calcium
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Function- Protein
Growth and repair of the body, Secondary source of energy
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Function- Iron
Formation of red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body
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Function- Fat
Gives the body energy, For protection and insulation of the body
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Function- Calcium
Keeps bones and teeth strong, For healthy muscles and nerves
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Function- Water
For all body actions, Removes waste products
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Water, Non-starch polysaccharides

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2 other non-nutrients which are needed

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Give the body energy

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Helps the eyes to see in dim light, Healthy skin and tissue

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Transfer and release of energy, Helps formation of red blood cells

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