Nutrients

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Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Nutrition
Grade:
7

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Nutrients

Nutrients are substances in foods that your body needs to grow, have energy, and stay healthy.

The six essential nutrients are protein fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water

NUTRITIONTrent Townsend

Proteins are large compounds made by combining smaller aminoacids

Sodium unlike other minerals, has a distinct and appealing taste. It's commonly found in table salt

Iron is a mineral that is required for our bodies to function

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that acts as an antioxidant

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that cannot be stored in humans

Recommended amount of calories 2-3 years old is 1,000-4,000 calories

1/3 of americans get 47% of their calories from junk food

The daily amount of fruit to eat for boys 9-13 is 1 and 1/2 cups

When you drink 20 oz of coca-cola you are consuming 65g of sugar


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