Proper Nutrition In Food

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Most people would prefer to write about cute and fluffy animals like the bald eagle, which represent democracy and freedom in America. However, due to the fascist, communist biology regime at Trinity Bible College that has seemingly seceded itself from the rest of America people cannot write on cute fluffy animals. This leads them to write on other topics pertaining to biology, such as nutrition. This includes the foods that the body needs and how the body breaks them down. Proper nutrition is vital as it can have a lasting effect for someone and promote a healthy lifestyle. There are several vital nutrients that the body needs for a variety of purposes. There are six types of nutrients that are bodies need that are vital to human …show more content…
Without carbohydrates, people’s bodies could not function. Carbohydrates have a few main functions within the body. First off, they provide people’s bodies with energy in the most efficient way compared to other nutrients. It provides energy for one’s metabolism. Therefore, it is suggested that carbs make up over fifty percent of one’s diet. Since carbs make up such a large part of a person’s energy usage. The body uses glycogen to burn energy, which largely comes from carbohydrates. Therefore, people eat carbs before a game or extended activity. Carbohydrates include bread, pasta, rice, and other whole grain foods and …show more content…
They all perform a role in a bodies production of different things. In order for one’s body to perform properly it needs to have these nutrients in the right amount. It is recommended that of people’s caloric intake they should consume 45-65% of carbohydrates. All types of food give us energy in some manner, but carbs take up about 50% of the energy that people use (Clifford, Maloney). Which most important role is to provide energy to the body. Proteins should make up 10-35% of one’s diet. Depending on someone’s age and goals they may be on the upper end of this scale. Proteins can be critical for an athlete in muscle toning and definition. Proteins main role is to build up certain parts of one’s body. Fats should take up about 20-35% of someone’s caloric intake (What 's the Best Carb, Protein and Fat Breakdown). It is important to know the right kind of fats to eat as they absorb and protect important things in one’s body. By eating these foods one receives essential vitamins and minerals that work to serve a variety of different functions within the body. While the food someone eat is very important the most important nutrient is water as it controls a lot of bodily

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