Night blindness is caused by the deficiency of:
Night blindness is a nutritional defect in which a person is not able to see in dim or low light. It is caused by the deficiency of vitamin A.
Weak bones and tooth decay is caused by the deficiency of:
Deficiency of Calcium in the diet for a longer duration leads to weak bones and tooth decay.
Iodine solution is used to test:
Iodine solution is used to test the presence of starch in a food item by observing the colour change.
Which vitamin is destroyed during heating?
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin found in fruits and vegetables, including oranges, strawberries, broccoli, tomatoes and green peppers. Vitamin C is easily destroyed by excessive heat and water, as well as exposure to air.
The component of food that has no nutritive value is:
Butter and Ghee are the major source of
Butter and ghee are major source of fats consumed by human beings.
Proper food keeps us in
Proper balanced food keeps us in good health as it contains the entire nutrient in appropriate quantity.
The ingredients containing some components essential of body are called
The ingredients containing some components essential for the body are called nutrients. Common nutrients include carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
Which mineral is required for the formation of haemoglobin?
Haemoglobin is essential for transport of oxygen in blood. Iron is required for the formation of haemoglobin.
Vitamins and minerals are
Vitamins and minerals protect our body from various diseases.