is essential for our body to maintain a healthy heart, active brain, optimally
working muscles and other organs. Food provides us energy and protect against
from diseases. Food is made up of nutrients. These nutrients we get from
variety of food items. All food we eat comes either from plants or animals.
and their juices are naturally sweet.
Different types of fruits contain different nutrients, so it is
important to eat a variety of fruits. They keep us healthy and strong. Fruits
include cherry, watermelon, muskmelon, pomegranate, grapes, banana, mango etc.
are good source of many nutrients. Vegetables like broccoli, spinach, tomatoes
and garlic are considered to be very nutritious. Other vegetable includes
drumsticks, potato, tomato, radish, turnip, cauliflower, capsicum, onion,
are grains used for food. Cereal includes wheat, oats, bajra (millets), maize
and rice etc. Cereals are very important part of human diets is rich nutrients.
Flour of wheat is used to prepare bread, roti. Flour rice is used to make idli.
Cereal grains energy rich foods for humans.
are the edible seeds. The main pulses include chickpeas, kidney beans, red
gram, black gram (urad), red lentil, green. Pulses are used as foods such as
dal, sambhar, curry etc.
are very nutritious and give lot of energy. They are considered healthy snacks.
Nuts include pistachios, walnut, raisins, peanuts, almond, cashew nut etc.
play an important part in a healthy and balanced diet. These include sunflower,
groundnut, mustard, sesame seeds etc.
Food from animal
from animals and fish give extra energy and strengthen muscles and the immune
system. These foods include all forms of meat, poultry (birds), fish, eggs and
dairy products such as milk, sour milk, buttermilk, yoghurt and cheese.
food includes all food that provides essential nutrients to the body. It keeps
our body fit and healthy. Healthy food is essential for proper growth and
maintenance of body.
food contains extra calories. These are unhealthy and difficult to digest.
These foods are very tasty but contain very less nutrients. These include
samosa, finger chips, burger, pizza, chips etc.
are edible substance that combined to prepare a dish such as fruits,
vegetables, spices, dairy products etc.
of rice – raw rice and water
of dal – pulses, oil, turmeric powder, salt, water, chili
of idli – rice, pulses, salt, water