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Food that we eat in a day is known as Diet

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What is a Balanced diet?

A balanced diet is taking the right amount of nutrients which our body needs for its growth and maintenance along with roughage and water. Such a diet is known as a Balanced Diet.

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Why should we include more fruits and Vegetables in our diet?

 

We should include more of fruits and raw vegetables in our diet because cooking leads to loss of Nutrients

Example

Vitamin C gets destroyed while cooking

Many useful proteins and minerals are lost when excessive amount of water is used while cooking

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What is Deficiency?

 

Lack of a nutrient in our diet for a long period of time is known as deficiency.

These lack of nutrients in our diet may may also lead to diseases such as deficiency diseases. Let’s study it now

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