Name the major nutrients in our food.SOLUTION:
The major nutrients present in our food are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.Q 2.
Name the following.
(A) The nutrients which mainly give energy to our body.
(B) The nutrients that are needed for the growth and maintenance of our body.
(C) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight.
(D) A mineral that is required for keeping our bones healthy.
(A) Carbohydrates and fats
(C) Vitamin A
Name two foods each rich in:
(C) Dietary fibre
(A) Ghee and butter
(B) Potato and rice
(C) Whole grains and fresh fruits
(D) Pulses and eggs
Tick (✔) the statements that are correct.
(A) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill nutritional requirement of our body.
(B) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet.
(C) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items.
(D) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body.
(A) False : We can fulfill nutritional requirement of our body by eating a wide variety of food and not by eating rice alone.
(B) True (✔)
(C) True (✔)
(D) False : A balanced diet consisting of a wide variety of nutrients is required to provide all nutrients to the body.
Fill in the blanks.
(A) ______ is caused by deficiency of vitamin D.
(B) Deficiency of ______ causes a disease known as beri-beri.
(C) Deficiency of vitamin C causes a disease known as ______.
(D) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of ______ in our food.
(B) Vitamin B3
(D) Vitamin A