Q: Name the following:
a) The nutrients which mainly gives energy to our body. carbohydrates
b) The nutrients that are needed for the growth and maintenance of our body. minerals
c) A vitamin required for maintaining good eyesight. Vitamin A
d) A mineral that is required for keeping our bones healthy. Calcium
Q: Name two foods each rich in:
a) Fats – oil, butter
b) Starch – Potato, Honey
c) Dietary fibre – Fresh fruits, Vegetables
d) Protein – Pulses, Meat
Q: Tick the statements that are correct:
a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill nutritional requirement of our body.
b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet.
c) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items.
d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body.
Q: Fill in the blanks:
a) __________ is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D.
b) Deficiency of ____________ causes a disease known as Beri-Beri.
Ans: Vitamin B
c) Deficiency of Vitamin C causes a disease known as ___________.
d) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of ___________ in our food.
Ans: Vitamin A