PowerPoint 153. Nutrients. Nutrients. Food contains different substances that are needed for health. These are nutrients, water and fibre. All food and drink provide nutrients. Different types of foods provide nutrients in different amounts. Nutrients.
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Food contains different substances that are needed for health. These are nutrients, water and fibre.
All food and drink provide nutrients.
Different types of foods provide nutrients in different amounts.
These are needed by the body to keep healthy.
Some foods also provide fibre.
Fibre is not digested by the body, but is needed to keep the gut healthy.
Different amounts of food provide different amounts of energy and nutrients.
The amount of food is known as a portion.
We eat different amounts of different types of food.
Protein is needed for growth and repair.
What other foods provide protein?
Carbohydrate provides the main source of energy for the body.
What other foods provide carbohydrate?
Fat is needed for health, but in small amounts.
What other foods provide fat?
Vitamin A is needed for night vision.
What other foods provide Vitamin A?
Vitamin C is needed for the maintenance of healthy skin.
What other foods provide Vitamin C?
Iron is a mineral which is needed for healthy blood.
What other food provides iron?
Calcium is a mineral which is needed for the growth and maintenance of strong bones and teeth.
What other food provides calcium?
Fibre is needed to help keep the gut healthy.
What other foods provide fibre?
The eatwell plate
Fruit and Vegetables
Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods
This group provides carbohydrate. This is the main source of energy.
It also provides fibre.
Milk and dairy foods
This is the main group to provide calcium.
It also provides Vitamin A.
Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein
This is the main group to provide protein.
It also provides iron.
Foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar
This group provides fat and sugar (a form of carbohydrate).
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