Nutrient Groups (Proteins (Builds and prepares body structure, Makes…
Builds and prepares body structure
Regulate processes in the body
Needed to make hormones
Needed for the production of hemoglobin
Includes more than 20 which are essential for good health
Needed for certain processes like bone development
Helps regulate body temperature.
Transports nutrients and oxygen throughout the body
Provides the proper environment for chemical reactions to occur
Helps get rid of wastes from the body
Cushions your body organs
Forms coating on nerves and cell membranes
Add texture and flavor to food.
Keeps temperature stable
May help prevent colon cancer and heart disease.
Keeps intestines healthy
Major source of energy
Maintains health and allows growth
Dissolve in fat tissue and remain in the body for a long time
8 B Vitamins and Vitamin C
Repairs existing cells
Vitamins that are not stored in the body very well