Micronutrients

Micronutrients – Nutrients

Micronutrients are nutrients required by the body in lesser amounts but are selling essential for carrying out bodily functions. Micronutrients include all the essential minerals and vitamins. There are sixteen essential minerals and thirteen vitamins.  In contrast to carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, micronutrients are not directly used for making energy, but they assist in the […]

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nutrients

Healthy 3 Macronutrients – Nutrients – Nutrition

What is Food? The foods we eat contain nutrients. Nutrients are substances required by the body to perform its basic functions. Nutrients must be obtained from the diet since the human body does not synthesize them. Nutrients are used to produce energy, detect and respond to environmental surroundings, move, excrete wastes, respire (breathe), grow, and […]

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