The essential components of our food are called __________ .
Which of the following nutrients is not present in milk?
Milk contains almost all vitamins, but vitamin such as niacin, vitamin C, vitamin E and K are present in very less amount. So milk is not considered a major source of the mentioned vitamins in the diet.
The food component present in sugar is:
What fraction of your body is water?
Thus, option B is correct.
Foods like pizza, burger and noodles are rich in
Burgers and pizzas from big fast food chains are called junk food because they usually have a lot of calories and are very high in fat, carbs, sodium and/or sugar, while having little nutritional value.
_________ provide more than double the energy provided by carbohydrates or proteins in human body.
The component of food which help our body to fight against infections is:
Our body prepares which type of Vitamin in the presence of sunlight?
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is synthesized in the skin by the reaction of 7-dehydrocholesterol with UVB radiation, present in sunlight with an UV index of three or more.
The disease caused by the deficiency of iron is:
Iron deficiency anaemia is a common type of anaemia — a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues.
The mineral which controls the functioning of thyroid is:
The disease caused by the deficiency of iodine is:
________ helps to maintain a constant body temperature in our body.
Because water can absorb and transfer heat well, the human body uses it to stabilize temperature. Water also helps expel excess heat from the body as water vapor from the lungs and sweat on the skin.
A healthy adult's body needs ____ litres of water every day.
Health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 litres, or half a gallon.
The indigestible material present in food is known as:
Roughage is the rich fibrous indigestible edible material present in our food in form of grains or vegetables, which helps in elimination of waste from the large intestine.
Rickets is caused by the deficiency of:
Excessive body weight due overnutrition leads to:
Vitamins and minerals are:
Jaggery is a good source of:
The highest concentration of minerals are found in:
Iodine is used to test the presence of ________ in the food.
Which of the following nutrients is provided by vegetables?
Vegetables provide us minerals.
The mineral we get from fish is:
Scurvy (Bleeding gums) is caused due to the deficiency of :
Scurvy is the name for a vitamin C deficiency. It can lead to anaemia, debility, exhaustion, spontaneous bleeding, pain in the limbs, and especially the legs, swelling in some parts of the body, and sometimes ulceration of the gums and loss of teeth.
Night blindness is caused by the deficiency of:
Iron, a biological nutrient, is found in human body in: