Nutrients are substances in food that your body uses for energy and for growth and repair of cells. You need to eat foods that are sources of the six kinds of nutrients.
Nutrients Food Sources
Proteins are nutrients your body uses for Eggs, cheese, milk, fish, beans, nuts,
growth and repair of cells and to supply chicken, beef, pork
Carbohydrates are nutrients that are the most Bread, rice, potatoes, fruits, vegetables,
useful supply of energy for your body. cereals
Fats are nutrients your body uses for energy Steak, pork, milk, butter, ice cream,
and to help some vitamins. salad dressing, peanut butter
Vitamins are nutrients that help regulate body Fruits and vegetables, milk, eggs, meat,
processes and fight disease. they help promote cereals
the growth of new cells.
Minerals are nutrients that help regulate body Fruits and vegetables, milk, eggs, meat,
processes and build new cells. Fluoride is a mineral supplements
mineral that is added to drinking water to make
Water is a nutrients that helps with digestion, Drinking water, milk, soups, juices, fruits
makes up most of your body blood, helps remove
waste products, and helps regulate body temperature.