Unit 21 Health and Social Care

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EUSTINE THULAMBO
CONCEPTS OF NUTRITIONAL HEALTH P2
A balanced diet means eating a variety of foods in the right proportion, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. A balanced diet consists of vitamins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, fats (lipids) and fibre which is also known as roughage.
CARBOHYDRATES
Carbohydrates are macromolecules which and contains carbon, hydrogen and oxygen (C,H,O). There are also two types of sugars, sweet soluble and starches which are non-soluble. Sugars can also be single or simple sugars.Carbohydrates can be found in a wide variety of foods such as pasta, wheat and grains, rice, potatoes, fruits and sugars. Carbohydrates are broken down into
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lulose which we cannot digest

http://www.ivy-rose.co.uk/HumanBiology/Nutrition/What-is-a-Balanced-Diet.php

http://www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk/articles/balanced-diet.html#fats

http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/6-essential-nutrients-functions-4877.html
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