Nutrients in Food

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Which of the following is NOT a source of carbohydrates?

Meat

What do proteins help in our body?

Help in growth and repair

Which of the following is a source of proteins?

Groundnuts

What is the main function of carbohydrates in our body?

To provide energy

Which of the following is NOT a source of fats?

Rice

What do fats provide to our body?

Energy

What is the primary purpose of testing food items with iodine solution?

To determine if it contains starch

What is the colour change observed when a food item contains starch?

Blue-black

What is the purpose of using copper sulphate solution in the experiment?

To test for protein

Which of the following is a type of carbohydrate found in food?

Sugars

What is the result of a positive test for protein in a food item?

The colour of the solution turns violet

What is the purpose of the activity 'Test for Starch'?

To identify the sources of starch

Which nutrients provide energy to our body?

Carbohydrates and fats

What is the main function of starch in our diet?

To provide energy to our body

What is the result of a deficiency of one or more nutrients in our diet?

Diseases or disorders

What is the purpose of roughage in our diet?

To regulate bowel movements

What is the importance of a balanced diet?

To provide all the necessary nutrients in right quantities

What is the function of proteins in our diet?

To help in the growth and maintenance of our body

Test your understanding of the nutrients present in different food items, including carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Learn about the importance of these nutrients for our body and how they contribute to our overall health.

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