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As part of our diets we need to ensure we get all of our nutrients. Nutrients

are substances needed to keep living organisms alive.

 

As part of a human diet there are seven key nutrients that we need as part of

our diet.

 

NutrientsUse in the bodySource

Carbohydrates

 

To provide energy for the body, acts as a short term energy supply

 

Bread, pasta and potatoes

Proteins

 

Helps build muscle for growth and repair

 

Meat, eggs and dairy products

Lipids (fats and oils)

 

Provides energy and also a long term energy supply

 

Butter and oil

Minerals

 

Needed to maintain health

 

Milk provides calcium and meat provides iron

Vitamins

 

Needed to maintain health

 

Fruit and vegetable

Dietary Fibre

 

To help move food through the gut

 

Whole wheat products, fruit and vegetables

Water

 

Needed for cells

 

Water

 

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