Vitamins Vitamins help regulate body functions. examples: Vitamin A, Vitamin C Sources of Vitamins: -Fruits -Vegetables -Whole grain breads
Minerals Minerals help your body work properly. examples: iron, potassium Sources of Minerals: -Milk -Meats -Whole grain cereal
Water Water is essential to our body because it carries nutrients. Sources of Water: -Juices- Oranges -Milk- Water melon
H2OH2O Women= 9 cups a day Men=13 cups a day Source: Institute of Medicine *Dehydrated? Look at your urine for a good clue.
How Much Should You Eat? It depends on three factors: -Gender -Activity level -Age
Exit Slip 1)What nutrient is the primary source of energy for our body? 2)How much water do men need daily? 3)How much water do women need daily? 4) Name an example of a food that is high in protein. 5)Name one example of a mineral.