Monday, November 5, 2007

What Is Nutrients ??

A nutrient is any element, compound or substances which is required to support living plants and organisms. It is necessary for metabolism growth, or other functioning in plants and our body.

Six nutrient groups exist, classified as those that provide energy, and as those that support metabolic processes in the body.

Substances for energy
  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Proteins
  3. Fats

Substances for metabolism

  1. Minerals
  2. Vitamins
  3. Water

Most of these substances can be obtain from diet supply either form daily meals or supplementary food.

Nutrients in Foods

B Vitamins, Calcium, Carbohydrates ,Cholesterol ,Fat ,FiberFolic, AcidIncomplete ,Proteins,Iron,NiacinProtein,Riboflavin,Saturated FatsSodium,Thiamin,Unsaturated ,Fats and many more

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