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The Basic Nutrients Nutrient Nutrient Types Food Sources Contribution to Body Carbohydrate 1. sugar ripe fruits, vegetables, milk provides energy; helps body to use protein 2. starch grain products, rice, legumes 3. cellulose bran, whole-grain products, legumes, nuts, some raw vegetables and fruits Fat 1. saturated fats butter, hard cheese, lard provides energy 2. unsaturated fats vegetable oils Protein 1. nine essential amino acids complete-protein foods such as meat, milk, fish builds and repairs body cells; makes antibodies to fight infection; forms hormones; provides energy 2. nonessential amino acids None (The body produces these from the nine essential amino acids in food.) Vitamin A. water-soluble vitamins 1. vitamin C (ascorbic acid) citrus fruits, broccoli, cabbage helps build teeth and bones; helps in blood formation; helps body to fight infection; aids in healing of cuts; forms collagen. 2.
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