Importance of Food in Maintaining Good Health

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What did the World Health Organization (WHO) define as health in 1984?

A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely an absence of disease

Which food category is classified as body building food due to its protein content?

Milk and meat

What is the primary role of vegetables and fruits like carrot, cucumber, and spinach in our diet?

To provide roughage or dietary fiber

Which food category provides carbohydrates for energy?

Cereals and sugars

What is essential for maintaining proper health according to the text?

A diet consisting of essential nutrients including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals

Which nutrient deficiency may lead to poor skeletal growth?


What is the source of Vitamin K as mentioned in the text?

Leafy vegetables

What is the main symptom of Vitamin D deficiency mentioned in the text?

Bones lack calcium and turn soft and bend

Which nutrient source is listed for Iodine in the text?

Sea food

What is an important factor for maintaining a healthy life as mentioned in the text?

Proper hygiene

This quiz explores the significance of food in maintaining good health, as defined by the World Health Organization. It covers the role of food in providing energy, supporting growth, building resistance to diseases, and aiding in the repair of body tissues.

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