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  • What is nutrition? Why and how does it play an important role in living beings?

    Posted by Anushree on May 10, 2021 at 3:28 pm

    What is nutrition? Why and how does it play an important role in living beings?

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  • Edutuber

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    May 11, 2021 at 5:44 pm
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    We may have come across the board nutritionist at many hospitals. Nutritionist is a person who is an expert in nutrients and importance of nutrients in daily diet. Deficiency of Nutrition causes stunted growth, foetal disabilities and in some cases , severe malnutrition leads to deadly diseases and is lethal. This statement itself shows the importance of nutrients in our food. There are 7 major nutrients that the body needs.

    1. Carbohydrate ,2. Proteins, 3. Fats, 4. Minerals, 5.fibre and 6. Water. Any deficiency in these seven major nutrients causes malfunction inside our body. Some nutritionists suggest that water is the major nutrients that our body needs. Need of the transportation of compounds via blood, maintenance of body temperature, for the proper functioning of internal organs. Nutrition plays a great role in our life. Nutrition value is more important for any individual’s health. So it is very important that we need to be more aware about our food and water intake. The nutrients play a major role in maintaining and repairing the damaged cells of the body. Protein is a major nutrient that helps in building muscles. Carbohydrate deals with the energy levels. It is responsible for the overall energy of the individual. Fats provide us with extra energy. Vitamins are organic compounds which regulate our body functions and make sure that our body is functioning properly. Minerals regulate our body processes and also make new body tissues.

  • Kumari

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    June 5, 2021 at 8:49 pm
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    Food and the nutrients present in a balanced diet are the components on which our body stands. For a living body to perform action certain vitamins, minerals, fats, protein, carbohydrates and that can only be consumed through the intake of food. There are a lot of advantages of taking health diet. They are:-
    helps to reduce stress, helps to perform action, makes body strong to fight infections,boost mood, making bones strong. Our body needs food and energy even for actions like sleeping and dreaming. Eating healthy means replacing salt and sugar with more nutritious options such as jaggery, natural sugar like sugarcane and taking very little amount of salt. Adding roughage and fibrous food to the food helps to maintain healthy gut health. Fibrous foods includes legumes,salads, leafy vegetables fruits and they also help in bowel movements. Foods like almonds help in improving memory power of an individual. Foods like dairy products, brocolli, eggs, fishes etc helps in making bones and teeth strong. Having an healthy diet helps a person to fight alot of disease by building the immune system.
    Even in this pandemic doctors prescribed us to have dry fruits, paneer, mutton, chicken, fish ,egg, dal so that our body get the capacity to fight corona virus. Apart from these having green vegetables and fruits helps our body to fight numerous diseases such as:- cardiovascular diseases, blood pressure, cancer, diabetes , Gaistrointesitial disease,vision etc.
    Healthy diet , adequate amount of water and exercise if maintained properly also helps to cure mental health issues, psychological pain , releases stresss and also overcomes depression and also plays a very important role in weight loss. Having healthy helps us to keep our mind and body healthy leading to a peaceful life at workplace and home. Water consumption is also a very important important for our body and survival.

  • Soniya

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    June 6, 2021 at 1:26 am
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    Nutrition is the process of consuming food and putting it to use.A nutrient is an organic or inorganic substance that is required for the survival and maintenance of life in a living organism. There are various types of food or nutrients based on the function they perform, such as energy foods, bodybuilding foods, and regulating foods.

    Human nutrition is acccomplished by the foods we consume. The initial component enters our mouth and is mixed with saliva, after which it is cured with the aid of teeth and passed into the food canal or oesophagus. The food is then delivered into the stomach, where it is digested. The food then passes through the small intestine.Carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids are completely digested with the help of secretions from the liver and pancreas. The food is used to obtain energy, build nutritious tissues, and repair all tissues. The food is then sent to the large intestine to absorb water, and the waste is excreted through the anus. In several hospitals, we may have come across the board dietician. A nutritionist is a person who is knowledgeable about nutrients and their usefulness in one’s daily diet. Nutritional deficiency causes stunted growth, foetal defects, and in some situations, severe starvation can lead to fatal infections. This remark alone demonstrates the significance of nutrients.The human body requires seven major nutrients.

    Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, and vitamins are the five basic nutrients. Water, 6.fibre, and 7. Any deficit in these seven essential nutrients leads our bodies to malfunction.

    Food satisfies 70% of the requirements for optimum health. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. The appropriate quantities of carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals make up a well-balanced diet. So, a well-balanced diet that meets your body’s needs is effective. Take into account all of these factors on a daily basis. Dry fruits, eggs, meat, milk, and a variety of fruits are also recommended.

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