Saturday, March 21, 2020

What is nutrition ?


Nutrition starts with eating right food and drinking safe drink(not carbonated).  The body
breaks down the food and drink into its respective nutrients. These nutrients then travel around the body to be used wherever necessary.
Nutrition does not mean to rely on specific  foods. Its means getting proper balance diet. 


For a person to be healthy, a person must eat enough food to get a good supply of all the key nutrients.

Proper nutrition forms the foundation for physical performance.

It provides the necessary fuel for biological work and the chemicals for extracting and using the potential energy within this fuel. Nutrients from food also furnish essential elements for repairing existing cells and synthesizing new tissues in our body.

Nutrients provide energy and regulate physiologic processes in exercise, improved athletic performance.

There are six categories of nutrients are :- carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins , minerals and water. Carbohydrates are converted into glucose or fuel for the body, protein is broken down into amino acids and fats are broken down into fatty acids.

These six nutrients play a very important role in our body.

Click here to know everything about carbohydrates -https://www.okhealthok.com/2020/04/everything-you-need-to-about.html

Click here to know everything about protein -https://www.okhealthok.com/2020/05/protein-what-is-protein-structure.html
Click here to know about lipids( fats) -https://www.okhealthok.com/2020/04/everything-you-need-to-know-about.html
Click here to know every details about vitamins- https://www.okhealthok.com/2020/05/vitamins-what-are-vitamins-and-complete.html



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