Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the nutrients in food necessary for health and growth. Nutrients are substances or ingredients that promote growth, provide energy, and maintain life. There are seven main classes of nutrients that the body needs. These are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber and water.

Classes of Nutrition

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is eating a variety of foods so that you get the nutrients that you need for normal growth.

It is important to eat health because it:

  • Helps you stay strong
  • Helps prevent diseases
  • Help maintain a healthy weight
  • Improves energy levels
  • Improves memory and brain health

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Check out some of the fun recipes below

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