essential components of human diet

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LU, DE- EN (Louis) SHIH, MENG-YUN (Maureen) WANG, CHIEN WEI (Paul) WANG, CHIH-YING (Kiki) HUANG, WEI-HUA (Alex)
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Nutrients are substances found in food that are needed for good health. Your body can't make nutrients, so they must be supplied by food.
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The body’s essential nutrients are composed of chemical elements found in food and used by the body to perform many different functions. Food provides heat, promotes growth, repairs tissues, and regulates body processes.
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1. Carbohydrates 2. Cellulose 3. Fats 4. Vitamins 5. Proteins 6. Water 7. Minerals
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  Major source of human energy Easily digested Cheaper source of energy than fats or proteins Made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen Main dietary sources: bread, pasta, crackers, cereals, potatoes, corn, peas, fruits, sugar, and syrups Carbohydrates should make up 40% - 50% of the daily diet.
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the human body needs fiber to stimulate the stomach to promote the body's waste efficiently through the gastrointestinal conduct discharge. Cellulose can also be adjusted to the blood from the intestines to absorb nutrients, so that excess cholesterol from being absorbed, along with the feces excreted.
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Provide the most concentrated form of energy Made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen but contain more oxygen than carbohydrates
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