nutrients (Building materials (Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins, Give the…
Give the body energy and building materials
Ancillary materials that are necessary for cellular reactions to proceed.
Vitamins are divided into two groups
Is stored in the body, they are not excreted in the urine
Vitamin D is required for calisum absorption
Necessary to have an normal sight
carrots, fat fish and cod-liver oil
fruit, berries and vegetables
must be supplied regularly because they are excreted in the urine
grain, meat, vegetables, eggs and milk
Ancillary materials for enzymes
Necessary in small amounts
Doesn't give energy to the body
Water is also a vital material, and can therfore be considered as a nutrient
Approximately 60% of our body is water.
Water is solvent and means of transport for the nutrients
What is a nutrient?
A material that the body absorbs and benefits from
Energy and building materials for the body