scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,610
Nutrition and You Nutrition is the relationship of foods to the health ofthe human body Proper nutrition means that you are receiving enough foodsand supplements for the body to function at optimal capacity It is importantto remember that no single nutrient or activity can maintain optimal healthand well being although it has been proven that some nutrients are moreimportant than others All of the nutrients are necessary in different amountsalong with exercise to maintain proper health There are six main types of nutrients used to maintainbody health They are carbohydrates fats proteins vitamins mineralsand water They all must be in balance for the body to function properlyThere are also five major food groups The groups are fats and oils fruitsand vegetables dairy products grains and meats Exercise is also an important part of nutrition Exercisehelps tone and maintain muscle tissue and ensure that the bodys organsstay in good condition Healthy eating without exercise will not result ingood nutrition and a healthy body - neither will exercise without nutritionThe most important thing about exercise is that it be practiced regularlyand that it be practiced in accompaniment with a healthy diet It is alsodesirable to practice more that one sport as different sports exercise differentareas of the bodyCarbohydrates proteins and fats are the sources of energy for the bodyThe contained energy is expressed in calories There are 9 calories per gramin fat and there are about 4 calories per gram in proteins and carbohydratesCarbohydrates are the main source of energy for the body This energy ismostly used for muscle movement and digestion of food Some sources ofcarbohydrates are grains fruits vegetables and anything else that growsout of the ground The energy in carbohydrates is almost instantly digestedThis results in a quick rise in blood sugar which is soon followed by a dropin blood sugar which is interpreted by the body as a craving for more sugarsThis sugar low may also result in fatigue
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA