Nutrition means غذائیت and written as ghizayat in urdu. It means providing nourishment to the body through diet. It comes from the latin word “nutritio” which later becomes “nutrition” which means to feed and nourish
There are several meanings and synonyms
- Nourishment غذائیت
- Diet غذا
The process by which organisms eat food and nourish their body. Food contains nutrients that are essential for the growth and maintenance of the body. Without proper nutrients, we can lose body mass and become ill.
The chemical compounds provided by food are essential for the body to function properly and adequately.
Diet basically consists of two types of nutrients
It contains minerals and vitamins.
|Water soluble vitamins||Fat-soluble vitamins|
|Vitamin B1||Vitamin A||Calcium|
|Vitamin B2||Vitamin D||Sodium|
|Vitamin B3||Vitamin E||Iron|
|Vitamin B6||Vitamin K||Zinc|
|Vitamin B12|| ||Potassium|
|Vitamin B9 (folate)|| |
|Vitamin C|| |
It adding the right amount of carbohydrates, fat, and protein to the diet. It should also include minerals and vitamins. It helps to keep your body healthy. It will help you to stay active and productive
It should include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products. A healthy diet is very important for healthy life and for preventing diseases.
Not having enough food and nutrients can lead to poor outcomes and this situation is called poor diet. It also caused by eating high amount of fast foods and high energy foods including soft drinks.
This situation can cause several problems which are as follows:
- Loss of appetite
- Dry and brittle hair
- Brittle nails