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NUTRIENTS by Mind Map: NUTRIENTS

1. Macro Nutrients

1.1. Importance

1.1.1. Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. Fibre protects the colon

1.1.2. Proteins help repair and build the body structure while providing energy

1.1.3. Fats promote normal cell growth and carry vitamins A, D, E, and K. Also a source of energy

1.2. Examples

1.2.1. Carbohydrates

1.2.1.1. Grains

1.2.1.2. Fruit

1.2.1.3. Legumes

1.2.2. Protein

1.2.2.1. Poultry

1.2.2.2. Seafood

1.2.2.3. Beef, Pork and Lamb

1.2.2.4. Dairy

1.2.2.5. Beans

1.2.2.6. Soy

1.2.3. Fats

1.2.3.1. Dark Meat

1.2.3.2. Butter, Cheese, Sour Cream, etc...

1.2.3.3. Oils

2. Micro Nutrients

2.1. Importance

2.1.1. They help regulate body functions such as vision, healing, the immune system, muscles and bones

2.2. Examples

2.2.1. Vitamins

2.2.1.1. Vitamin A

2.2.1.1.1. Carrots

2.2.1.1.2. Sweet Potatoes

2.2.1.1.3. Apricots

2.2.1.1.4. Spinach

2.2.1.2. Vitamin B

2.2.1.2.1. Meat/Poultry

2.2.1.2.2. Eggs

2.2.1.2.3. Milk

2.2.1.3. Vitamin C

2.2.1.3.1. Citrus fruits

2.2.1.3.2. Bell Peppers

2.2.1.3.3. Brussel Sprouts

2.2.1.4. Vitamin D

2.2.1.4.1. Milk

2.2.1.4.2. Eggs

2.2.1.4.3. Seafood

2.2.1.5. Vitamin E

2.2.1.5.1. Almonds

2.2.1.5.2. Peppers

2.2.1.5.3. Asparagus

2.2.2. Minerals

2.2.2.1. Iron

2.2.2.1.1. Vegetables

2.2.2.1.2. Lentils

2.2.2.1.3. Nuts

2.2.2.2. Zinc

2.2.2.2.1. Meat

2.2.2.2.2. Legumes

2.2.2.2.3. Nuts

2.2.2.2.4. Dairy

2.2.2.3. Copper

2.2.2.3.1. Meat

2.2.2.3.2. Eggs

2.2.2.3.3. Legumes

2.2.2.3.4. Nuts

2.2.2.3.5. Chocolate

2.2.2.4. Calcium

2.2.2.4.1. Leafy Greens

2.2.2.4.2. Almonds

2.2.2.4.3. Dairy

2.2.2.4.4. Fish

3. Water

3.1. Importance:

3.1.1. Water maintains normal body temperature

3.1.2. Transporting nutrients and waste around the body

3.1.3. Makes up 50% to 60% of the body