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CARBOHYDRATES: Carbohydrates are a common source of energy in living organisms, however, no carbohydrate is an essential nutrient in humans. Foods high in carbohydrate include fruits, sweets, soft drinks, breads , pastas , beans , potatoes , bran , rice , and cereals . Our daily carbohydrate intake is essential as they are the main fuel for all muscular movement. A diet with a low carbohydrate intake can make exercise feel tough. The diet should provide a carbohydrate intake of up to 60% of total daily energy. 6 servings of grain & cereal foods such as bread, pasta, and rice (preferably wholegrain, high fiber types) 3 or 4 servings of vegetables 2 or more servings of fruit VITAMINS: A
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Unformatted text preview: vitamin is an organic compound required as a nutrient in tiny amounts by an organism • Vitamin D in milk helps youre bones . • Vitamin A in carrots helps you see at night. • Vitamin C in oranges helps your body heal if you get a cut . • B vitamins in leafy green vegetables help your body make protein and energy. Vitamins A, D, E, and K are all fat-soluble vitamins. Fat-soluble vitamins are happy to stay stored in your body for awhile When you eat foods that have water-soluble vitamins, the vitamins don't get stored as much in your body. Instead, they travel through your bloodstream. Vitamin C. Sources: liver, carrot, sweet potato, spinach, mango etc....
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