Public awareness of health is increasing by the day. People are eager to live healthy life. In our fast life we could not get balanced diet. Due to the diet, people are having illness. The balanced diet is a diet which contains adequate amount of all the essential nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and vitamins sufficient for normal growth and development of the body. Since no single food can provide us all the nutrients needed by our body in adequate quantity, we have to choose a number of food items to make a balanced diet.
Here we can see the various nutrients needed by our body and what are the sources from where these nutrients can be obtained.
Nutrients, Functions and Food sources