(i)Fatty tissues around organs like kidney and eyes offers protection to these organs ,by acting as shock absorbers.
(ii)The process of providing or obtaining nutrients from food and its proper utilization for health, growth and development of the body is called nutrition.
(iii)The main source of dietary fibers or roughage are plant products in our foods such as whole grains ,pulses,potatoes, fresh fruits and fresh vegetables.
(iv)Ans: I will prefer the food in fig1 .As in the picture we can see it consist of all types of food and hence it is a combination of balanced nutrients. Since balanced diet is a requisite for every human being for good.
(v)Ans: Eating to much of fat rich food cause deposition of cholesterol in our arteries and make them narrow. This makes the flow of blood more dificult through arteries and cause heart attack.
(vi)source : green leafy vegetables
Function: helps in blood clotting.
(vii)Ans: the sign and symptoms of scurvy are , bleeding gums, and swelling of gums.
(i)Hilly regions lack iodine. Due to deficiency of iodine swelling of thyroid gland takes place and results in the disease called Goitre.
(ii)Old people are advised not to consume too much of pulses as pulses are rich source of proteins and with old age power or capability to digest protein reduces.
(iii)Water is an indispensable part of our diet it helps to absorb nutrients in our body, to transport substances in our body, helps to remove waste from our body. These functions will not happen if we have scarcity of water. And as during diarrhea the body loses huge amount of water to replenish that loss, we need to drink more water.
(iv)Sunlight is a rich source of vitamin D, so babies need to be exposed to sunlight so that the body can make vitamin D.
(v)the food shown in the picture are Egg & Milk.
Four nutrients richly present are
Minerals like Calcium
(vi)simple sugars can be digested easily and hence provides instant energy.
(vii)they protect us from various diseases, they keep us fit and healthy.
(viii)Yes , I support the statement because junk food has very less nutritional value.These food items have high fat and sugar content that are harmful for our health.
The egg shell is made up of a mineral called calcium carbonate. The deficiency of calcium carbonate causes softening of egg shells in birds.
(a)No, they are not same, Malnutrition is caused is caused when the food taken is deficient in essential nutrients whereas undernutrition is inadequate intake of food.
(b)The student taking part in out-door games need more food as his energy requirements are higher because his work involves intense physical activity than the other student.
(i)The nutrient is protein. Proteins are required for building new cells & repairing worn out cells. Proteins help us to fight diseases and infection.
(iii)It helps to transport gases like oxygen and carbon dioxide through blood.
(i)To test the presence of starch in the given food sample.
(iv)The peeled potato will turn blue black.
(v)The given food sample (peeled potato) contains starch.
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