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nutrients . By Alex.D. Carbohydrates. Bodies proffered nutrients. Carbohydrates provide your body with energy foods : Pasta , potatoes, bread, bananas and waffles . . Saturated fats. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation




By Alex.D CarbohydratesBodies proffered nutrients. Carbohydrates provide your body with energy foods: Pasta, potatoes, bread, bananas and waffles.

Saturated fatsSaturated fats is associated with increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and even cancer. Whipped Cream, Processed Meats, Nuts, Seeds, Cheese, Butter and Dried Coconut.

Fibre For proper digestion of foods.Foods: Raisins, Strawberries, Orange, Banana, Apple, Pear, Raspberries, dark chocolate, beans, passionfruit, Spaghetti, Barley, Bran flakes, Oatmeal, Popcorn, Brown rice, Bread, Lentils, Black beans, Lima beans, Baked beans, Sunflower seed and Almonds.

Protein Necessary for the proper growth. Food: Nuts and Seeds, meat,Yogurt, Milk, Eggs, Beans, Tofu, Beef, Pork, Cheese, Fish and Turkey Breast..

Mono- unsaturated fatmonounsaturated fat help to lower your bad cholesterol.Olive Oil, Avocados, Peanut Butter, Nuts and Olives.

Poly-unsaturated fatUnsaturated fat can provide heart healthy benefits.Food: Fatty Fish, Safflower Oil, Seeds and Almond Butter.

Vitamin AVitamin A is an essential vitamin required for vision, gene transcription, boosting immune function, and great skin health.Food: Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Dark Leafy Greens, Butternut, Squash Dried Herbs, Lettuce, Dried Apricots and Cantaloupe.

Vitamin B9 (folate)Folate is required for numerous body functions including DNA synthesis and repair, cell division, and cell growthfood: Peanuts, Asparagus, Beans, Bean Sprouts, Dark Leafy Greens, Dry Roasted Soybeans, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Herbs, Liver and Marmite.

Vitamin B12Vitamin b-12 is s the largest and most complex vitamin currently known to man.Food: Eggs, Cheese, Lamb, Beef, Crab and Lobster, Fish and Octopus.

Vitamin CVitamin C is an essential nutrient required by the body for the development and maintenance of scar tissue, blood vessels and cartilage.Food: Hot Chili, Guavas, capsicum, Fresh Herbs, Dark Leafy Greens, Broccoli, Kiwi Fruits, Papayas, Oranges and Strawberries.

Vitamin DVitamin D is an essential vitamin required by the body for the proper absorption of calcium, bone development, control of cell growth, neuromuscular functioning, proper immune functioning.Food: Fish, Salami, Ham, Sausages, Eggs and Mushrooms.

ironIron is an essential mineral used to transport oxygen to all parts of the body.Food: Mollusks, Nuts, Beef, Lamb and Dark Leafy Greens.

calciumCalcium is necessary for the growth and maintenance of strong teeth and bones.Food: Dried Herbs, Cheese, Tofu, Yogurt, Milk, Almonds and Brazil Nuts.

phosphorusPhosphorus is an essential nutrient required for proper cell functioning, regulation of calcium, strong bones and teeth.Food: Bran, Cheese, seeds, Nuts, Flax Seeds and Bacon.


Iodine is a chemical element essential for the production of thyroid hormones that regulate growth and metabolism.Food: Milk, Turkey, Egg, Cod and Baked Potato.