This question comes always in minds do we eating right or all nutrients? Do we know how the six basic nutrients affect body ?
So here we are with answer to this question that how we can assure that we have no issues related to nutrients in body and where these nutrients works.
So get ready for basic knowledge –
WATER – BASIC NUTRIENT
Even If you decide to go on a diet and not eat any proper meals, you can still survive. Although, you won’t make it without water.
It helps you to increases you physical performance.
It affects energy level ad brain functions.
Prevents and positively give effects on headaches.
Helps to neutralize your body after hangovers.
An aid to weight loss.
Give a relieve during constipation problems.
VITAMINS – BASIC NUTRITION
The basic function of these nutrients is to keep away disease and keep you healthy without a healthy dose of vitamins, it would be difficult to your body to fight the microorganisms.
They performs so many roles in bodies
helps to resist infection, keeping your nerves healthy, and helping your body get energy from food or your blood to clot properly.
According to nutritionists there are 7 ingredients your multi-vitamins should have
- Vitamin D
- Vitamin B12
Proteins – BASIC NUTRIENTS
This is the nutrient that gets most of the hype. Go to any nutritionist and they will suggest a lot of food items for the proper intake of protein. These includes meat, eggs, and some grains.
It is an important building block to body related to bones, muscles, cartilages and skin.
It repairs and build tissues.
RBC contains protein which carries oxygen.
Hairs and nails are mostly made u of protein such as keratin.
Body use proteins to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals.
Good sources of protein – meal, poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts, and seeds etc.
FATS – BASIC NUTRIENT
YES, the nutrient that you want to avoid. Well, maybe you shouldn’t avoid it so much after all. Of course, an excessive amount of fats may be very dangerous for our body, too much fat can cause problems for our blood pressure levels and heart as well as our digestive and respiratory system.
It gives your body energy and support cell growth.
It also helps your organs and maintain your body temperature to be warm.
Helps to absorb some nutrients and produce importance hormones, too.
Sources- red meat, chicken skin, milk, cream, cheese, butter, ice cream, lard etc.
MINERALS – BASIC NUTRIENT
When we talk about minerals for our body, the first thing tht might come in mind is calcium. Although this isn’t the only one. Don’t forget about iron and zinc.
They are important for body to stay healthy.
your body uses minerals for many different work, like keeping your bones, heart, and brain working properly.
It is important in formation of hormones and enzymes.
Basically they are of 2 types –
- Trace minerals.
CARBOHYDRATES – BASIC NUTRIENTS
I already explain about carbohydrates in my last few blogs. While the world is moving towards a low-carb diet. It is still is the most important nutrients of our body. Carbohydrates serves as food for your brain and your central nervous system.
They are also known as main source of energy.
They help as fuel to your kidneys, heart muscles, and central nervous system.
Fiber is a carbohydrate that aid in digestion, and helps you feel full, and keep blood cholesterol level in check.