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Nutrition Lesson 1

Carbohydrates Def Main source of energy sugar/starches
Carbohydrates Ex simple: fruits, milk (sugars) complex: bread, rice, pasta, potato (starches)
Proteins Def Builds muscle, growth
Proteins Ex fish, skinless chicken, beef,eggs, milk, peas, beans, nuts, peanut butter
Fats Def Stored energy, skin healthy
Fats Ex salad dressings, cookies, fried foods, butter, oils
Vitamins Def Regulate body functions, fight germs
Vitamins Ex fruits/vegetables: orange, carrots, broccoli, whole grain breads
Minerals Def strong bones and teeth, healthy blood, body work properly (heart/organs)
Minerals Ex milk, cheese, yogurt, bananas, fish, chicken, turkey
Water Def digestion, removes waste, cools you off- prevents dehydration
Water Ex watermelon, yogurt, juices
Created by: ricky22