Major Food Nutrients

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Which nutrient is necessary for building strong muscles and a healthy immune system?

Protein

Which nutrient provides a ready source of energy for the body and also provides structural constituents for the formation of cells?

Carbohydrates

Which nutrient functions as structural components of cells, provides stored energy for the body, and helps maintain body temperature?

Fat

Which nutrient is necessary for tissue formation, cell reparation, and hormone and enzyme production?

Protein

Which nutrient regulates body processes, promotes normal body-system functions, and is found in fruits, carrots, and leafy greens?

Vitamins

Which nutrient transports essential nutrients to all body parts, transports waste products for disposal, and aids with body temperature maintenance?

Water

Which nutrient is essential for building strong muscles and a healthy immune system?

Protein

Which nutrient functions as structural components of cells, provides stored energy for the body, and helps maintain body temperature?

Fat

Which nutrient regulates body processes, is necessary for proper cellular function, and is found in eggs, nuts, banana, and yogurt?

Minerals

Match the following major food nutrients with their primary functions:

Protein = Necessary for tissue formation, cell reparation, and hormone and enzyme production Carbohydrates = Provide a ready source of energy for the body and provide structural constituents for the formation of cells Fat = Provides stored energy for the body, functions as structural components of cells, and signaling molecules for proper cellular communication Water = Transports essential nutrients to all body parts, transports waste products for disposal, and aids with body temperature maintenance

Match the following major food nutrients with their examples:

Protein = Meat, fish and chicken Carbohydrates = Rice, pasta and bread Fat = Ice cream and chips Vitamins = Fruits, carrots and leafy greens

Match the following major food nutrients with their roles in the body:

Protein = Building strong muscles and a healthy immune system Carbohydrates = Providing a ready source of energy for the body Fat = Providing insulation to vital organs and maintaining body temperature Minerals = Regulating body processes and comprising body tissue

Test your knowledge on major food nutrients and their importance in the body. This quiz will cover protein, carbohydrates, and fats and how they provide energy for essential bodily functions.

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