Thursday, October 20, 2011

GROUPS OF ELEMENTS REQUIRED TO NOURISH OUR BODY AND OUR FUNCTIONS



CARBOHYDRATES - provide energy and heat

FATS - produce body heat and energy

MINERALS - regulate nervous system irritability

PROTEIN - build or replace worn-out tissues


VITAMINS - essential to growth and health

WATER - approximately 2/3 to 3/4 of the body's weight