Science 10-4: Nutrition. questions you will answer:. What are nutrients? Where do nutrients come from? What are the short-term and long-term consequences of too many or too few nutrients? How can individuals make healthy eating and lifestyle choices. what are nutrients?.
Nourishment and energy contained in food helps the body to keep cells, tissues and organs healthy.
Stored in the body as energy source when carbohydrates are in short supply
red meat, dairy, nuts, oils
Help carry out life functions like growth and reproduction
fruits and vegetables
Helps carry out life functions, moves nutrients and waste products
beverages, foods high in water like fruits and vegetables
Canada’s Food Guide
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