Different kinds of food give different kinds of function.Foods can give us energy,help us to grow up and stay healthy.
Functional of foods :
|Protein||Provides energy; builds and repairs body cells; part of various enzymes, hormones, and antibodies||Meat, poultry, fish, eggs, legumes, milk and milk products, vegetables, grains|
|Carbohydrate||Provides energy needed by the brain, nervous system, and red blood cells||Breads, cereal grains, pasta, rice, fruit, vegetables, milk, sugar|
|Fat||Provides energy; carries other fat-soluble nutrients (vitamins); part of cell membranes, membranes around nerves, hormones, bile (for fat digestion)||Meat, poultry, fish, milk and milk products, nuts and seeds, oils, butter, margarine, salad dressing, some candy, some desserts|