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Name the major nutrients in our food.
The major nutrients in our food are Carbohydrates, proteins, Fats, Vitamins and minerals.
Name the following:
(a) The nutrients which mainly give energy to our body.
(b) The nutrients that are needed for the growth and maintenance of our body.
(c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight.
(d) A mineral that is required for keeping our bones healthy. Answer
Carbohydrates and fats
Proteins and minerals
Name two foods each rich in:
(c) Dietary fibre
(d) Protein Answer
Mustard oil and Meat
Rice and Mango
Pulses and Potato
Gram and Milk
State the statements that are correct.
(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill the nutritional requirement in our body. ( )
(b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet. ( )
(c) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items. ( )
(d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body. ( ) Answer
Fill in the blanks:
(a) _________ is caused by the deficiency of vitamin D.
(b) Deficiency of _________ causes a disease known as beri-beri.
(c) Deficiency of vitamin C causes a disease known as _________.
(d) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of _________ in our food. Answer