Food and nutrients

The role of nutrients

Overview

The nutrients in our food play an essential role in the human organism. They provide the energy it needs to function, but also help to build, maintain and protect it.

Objective

Understanding the role of nutrients and thus of food in building and protecting the body and allowing it to function
Understanding the concept of the energy value of food.

Course Plan

Lesson 1The calorific value of nutrients
Lesson 2Building
Lesson 3Function, maintenance and protection
Lesson 4Hydration, circulation and cleaning
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