Friday, 9 November 2012

Role of Basic Nutrition

The role of basic nutrition's are
1.Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates provide energy. They add bulk to the diet. They also provide roughage, which is necessary for the elimination of waste.
 
2.Proteins
Proteins are essential for the maintenance of the tissues. They are also required for the formation of enzymes and hormones.
 
3.Fats
Fats are concentrated sources of energy. They also provide palatability to the diet.
 
4.Vitamins
Vitamins are involved in the utilization of major nutrients like carbohydrates, protein and fats. They are also required to carry out many vital functions in the body.
 
5.Minerals
The minerals form part of the body’s structural component. They act as catalyst’s agent in many body reactions.
 

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