Saturday, October 24, 2009
The importance of Nutrition
It is important to consider nutrition in menu planning. The provision of an adequate diet is so vital because the ability of the body to function well is dependent on the constituents found in a variety of foods. One food may contain one or two nutrients but no one food alone contains all the nutrients in amounts necessary for good nutrition . Therefore, to ensure adequate intake of all the nutrients, it is necessary to include a variety of foods.
Along with water , there are six essential components for good health , which if consumed in the correct proportions, will provide the body with both sustained energy and the correct balance nutrients required.
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