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Importance of Food


Importance of Food


Importance of Food

This hub importance of food gives you brief knowledge of food and its importance to our health and food essential for our body and also provides you menu for health building  .

Food plays very vital role in maintaining proper health and also helps in prevention and cure of diseases . Good nutritive food makes health ,but at the same time bad or unhealthy food give rise to several diseases. Our cells , tissues and all organs works properly only with nutritious food which we eat .



All body functions metabolic,hormonal, mental, physical or chemical cannot be performed by the body without nutritive food . Food provides us with important nutrition which is important in cure of disease .Bad food is responsible for lowered immunity system of body

Human cells need 45 chemical components and other elements which are called essential nutrients and these all must be present in adequate healthy food, Oxygen and water are the two and other 43 are classified in 5 main category i.e. Proteins , fat ,carbohydrates , minerals and vitamins these all nutrients are vitally important for managing our body functions .

Many researchers claims that various diseases are caused by essential nutrients under supply, but they also claim these diseases can also be corrected when all the nutrients are supplied, in a proper way .

A well-balanced , nutritive and correct diet is thus of utmost importance for the maintenance of good health and the healing of diseases.

Such a diet, obviously should be made up of foods, which in combination would supply all the essential nutrients.


Importance of Grains, Seeds and Nuts in our food :


They all are at utmost importance of all other food which is essential for growth of human. Seeds, nuts and grains are examples of some essential unsaturated fatty acids necessary for health.

- Millet, wheat, oats, barley, brown rice, beans and peas are all highly valuable in building health.

- Wheat, mung beans, alfalfa seeds and soya beans make excellent sprouts.

- Examples of protein rich diet - tSunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, peanuts

and soya beans .

They are all excellent sources of lecithin , vitamin B and vit.C and rich source of minerals.


Importance of VEGETABLES in our food :

Vegetables are also important as they are excellent source of vitamins , enzymes and minerals if they are consumed in their natural raw state.


Importance of FRUITS in our food :

Fruits are also excellent source of minerals , vitamins and enzymes like vegetables , the best thing about fruits is that they are very digestive, other importance of fruits are :

- Fruits are highly alkaline in nature i.e. they contains low percentage of protein and fats and a high percentage of water .

- Fruits itself is a complete food .

These three types of nutrients should be supplemented by some other types of special food as milk , honey and vegetables oil etc .


In the morning upon arising :

1 glass full of lukewarm water + 1 teaspoon honey + 1/2 lemon Or a glass full of seasonal fruit juice .

Breakfast :

Fresh available seasonal fruits + a cup butter milk + raw nuts + sunflower or pumpkin seeds

Mid morning snack :

Fruits such as apple , banana .


Importance of food


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Eat good food and stay healthy.

harman on August 05, 2014:

Instead of eating junk food we must must start eating healthy fruits.......

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Manya on September 23, 2012:

Excelent!!!!!!!!Really food is very important to any living being!!!!!!!!

Sam on September 21, 2012:

Eat well live well!

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i think so. we need to maintain healthy growth.

sanjeev on June 19, 2012:

Food is the first need of human life.without food we can not live more

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Neelam on April 04, 2012:

we need food ev everyday y and we get it. wat abt ze other who dnt get it, are staying healthy?? we should thnk abt them, dnt we??

laeticia antoinette on February 29, 2012:

food is good for ourself every day we must have a good regular food and a diet we must have breakfast lunch dinner....

Nweze princess (esut biochemistry jiga)thnx on February 25, 2012:

At list,this has made me to no the importance of food that am taken and the proper food to take at a particular time.

jenna on February 20, 2012:

These vital informations have been very helpful for my introduction on food and at the same time increase my knowledge on the importance of having a well balanced diet . thank you

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kirishna on February 10, 2012:

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garima kumar on December 08, 2011:

exactly, this simple information will really help taecher's to describe the importance of food in the class.

mahima khanna on September 19, 2011:

yes it is tru that food is so important to live life for long .food play a very vital role in maintaining proper healyh.

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