COMPONENTS OF FOOD

Carbohydrates Fats Proteins Minerals Vitamins Water Roughage Carbohydrates Elements – Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen 1 gm – 17 KJ or 4.1 Kcal energy Main source of energy provider Supplied to tissues as GLUCOSE (Blood Sugar) Types : Monosaccharides : Glucose, Fructose, GlactoseDisaccharides : Sucrose, LactosePolysaccharides : Starch Fructose : The sweetest sugar (Fruit, Honey) Excess… Continue reading COMPONENTS OF FOOD