Presentation on theme: "Joanne Wong Computers 8. Breaks down sugars for energy Types: complex (starches), simple (sugar) Sources: Vegetables & fruit Brown rice & whole grain."— Presentation transcript:
Breaks down sugars for energy Types: complex (starches), simple (sugar) Sources: Vegetables & fruit Brown rice & whole grain foods Low fat dairy Starches are more nutritious Simple are known as empty calories.
Stores energy Types: Unsaturated-lowers blood cholesterol Saturated-link to heart disease Trans-bad for heart Sources Fish & meat Olive and coconut oil Dairy Products Canadians reduced fat over 2 years Can cause heart disease
Builds and maintains tissue in body Types: whey and casein Sources: Cheese Milk Beans Meat and fish Eggs, milk, beans Too much protein will become fat Protein is from plant and animal sources
Helps food through digestive system Types: Insoluble –can’t digest Soluble-lower blood pressure Sources: Whole grain food Fruit Peas Almonds Prevents diseases and illnesses
Are in food to keep you healthy Types: fat soluble and water soluble Sources: Liver Dark green vegetables Citrus fruits Egg yolks Nuts and seeds Broccoli Examples: A, B, C, D, E, K Water soluble travel through bloodstream
Inorganic, essential for both humans and animals. Types: salt Sources: Table salt Dairy products Green leafy vegetables Beans Red meat Cocoa Helps bones and teeth grow strong Examples: Iron, Calcium, Potassium, Sodium
Tasteless, odourless clear liquid. Essential to humans and animals Types: Everything has water in it Sources: Everything Regulates body temperature Can’t live without for 3 days