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FRUITS
ACCORDING TO MODERN RESEARCH, FRUITS ARE CONSIDERED AS AN
IMPORTANT PART OF A “BALANCED DIET”. SOME OF THE QUALITIES OF FRUITS
WHICH ARE BENEFACIAL FOR HUMAN BODY AND HEALTH ARE GIVEN BELOW:
1. FRUITS ARE AN ULTIMATE BRAIN FUEL. THEY HAVE A POSITIVE EFFECT ON
OUR MIND AND HELP US TO RECALL INFORMATION EASIER AND FASTER.
2. FRUITS CONTAIN A PLENTY OF DIETRY FIBRES WHICH FIGHT AGAINST
FACTORS INCREASING THE CHANCES OF A HEART ATTACK.
3. FRUITS HAVE A NUMBER OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS WHICH ARE USEFUL
FOR HUMAN HEALTH. E.g. VITAMIN C, CALCIUM, IODINE AND IRON etc.
5. FRUITS KEEP US FRESH AND ENERGETIC, BOTH PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY.
SO, OUR DAILY DIET MUST CONTAIN PLENTY OF FRUITS.
4. DUE TO PRESENCE OF DIETRY FIBRES, FRUITS KEEP OUR INTESTINE
HEALTHY AND ARE USEFUL FOR OUR SKIN AS WELL.
VEGETABLES
VEGETABLES ARE AN IMPORTANT NATURAL SOURCE OF DIFFERENT NUTRIENTS
HEALTHY FOR HUMAN BODY AND HEALTH. HERE ARE SOME IMPORTANT
ADVANTAGES OF VEGETABLES CONCLUDED FROM MODERN RESEARCH:
1. VEGETABLES ARE ONE OF THE MOST NATURAL FOODS AND CONTAIN
THOUSANDS OF VITAMINS LIKE VITAMIN A, E AND K AND MINERALS LIKE
IRON, FLOURINE AND IODINE etc. WHICH ARE KNOWN TO PROVIDE
HEALTH BENEFITS.
2. ALMOST ALL VEGETABLES PROVIDE FIBRE. BECAUSE OF HIGH LEVELS OF
FIBRE, THE HUMAN DIGESTIVE SYSTEM CAN REMAIN HEALTIER AND MORE
TONED.
3. VEGETABLES ARE LOW IN FATS AND CALORIES. SO, THEY HELP US TO
REDUCE AND CONTROL BODY WEIGHT.
4. PROPER AND REGULAR INTAKE OF VEGETABLES REDUCES THE CHANCE OF
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART ATTACK.
5. VEGETABLES CAN BE TAKEN UNCOOKED OR CAN BE COOKED. MOREOVER,
EATING VEGETABLES IS QUITE EASY FOR ANYONE TO ADD TO HIS DAILY
DIET.
MILK
MILK IS AN IMPORTANT NATURAL SOURCE OF STRENGHT FOR VARIOUS HUMAN
SYSTEMS. IT IS OBTAINED FROM COWS, BUFFALOES, GOATS AND SHEEP etc. HERE
ARE SOME ADVANTAGES OF MILK:
1. MILK IS REALLY GOOD FOR OUR DENTAL HEALTH. IT HELPS TO BUILD STRONG
TEETH AND PROTECTS THEM FROM DECAY.
2. MILK ALSO STERNGTHENS OUR BONES AND MUSCLES THAT RESULTS IN AN
INCREASE IN HEIGHT.
3. DRINKING MILK ALSO MAKES OUR HAIR AND NAILS STRONG AS IT IS AN
IMPORTANT SOURCE OF CALCIUM.
4. A GLASS OF WARM MILK BEFORE GOING TO BED MAY GET US A PROPER AND
SOUND SLEEP.
5. DRINKING MILK AFTER REGULAR EXERCISE ENCOURAGES MUSCLE GAIN AND
FAT LOSS.
6. IT IS READILY AVAILABLE AT DAIRY FARMS AND IN TETRA PACKING BY
DIFFERENT COMPANIES IN MOST OF THE COUNTRIES.
Cereals
CEREALS AND PRODUCTS MADE FROM CEREALS ARE POPULAR IN MODERN
WORLD NOW-A-DAYS AS A SUBSTITUTE OF MEAT. THEY ARE ALSO GROWN LIKE
VEGETABLES AND FRUITS. HERE ARE SOME NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF CEREALS
AND PULSES:
1. CEREALS AND PULSES ARE PRIMARY SOURCE OF ENERGY FOR HUMAN
BODY. THEY PROVIDE US CARBOHYDRATES WHICH ARE NEEDED FOR OUR
DAILY ROUTINE WORK.
2. THEY ARE ALSO A SOURCE OF PROTEINS WHICH ARE REQUIRED FOR
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN BODY.
3. THEIR OILS ARE ALSO USED TO ACCOMPANY THE NEEDS OF LIPIDS IN OUR
BODY. E.g. MAIZE OIL AND SOYABEANS OIL etc.
4. SEVERAL VITAMINS CAN ALSO BE OBTAINED BY PROPER AND REGULAR
INTAKE OF CEREALS. E.g. VITAMIN B COMPLEX, E AND RIBOFLAVIN etc.
5. CEREALS AND PULSES ARE ALSO A SOURCE OF MANY MINERALS ESSENTIAL
FOR HUMAN HEALTH. E.g. IRON, CALCIUM AND SODIUM CHLORIDE etc.
MEAT
MEAT IS A BROADER TERM THAT INCLUDES MANY TYPES OF MEAT i.e., CHICKEN,
MUTTON, BEEF, FISH. SOME NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF MEAT ARE GIVEN BELOW:
1. ALMOST ALL KINDS OF MEAT ARE RICH IN PROTEINS WHICH ARE REQUIRED
FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN BODY.
2. MEAT IS A BASIC SOURCE OF SEVERAL VITAL MINERALS ESSENTIAL FOR
GROWTH OF HUMAN BODY. E.g. IRON, PHOSPHORUS AND ZINC etc.
3. BY EATING MEAT, WE CAN GET MANY VITAMINS LIKE VITAMIN B, A, D etc.
WHICH ARE VERY IMPORTANT FOR HUMAN HEALTH.
4. DUE TO SOME FAT SUBSTANCES IN MEAT, IT IMPROVES OUR BODY
RESISTANCE TO OUTER ATMOSPHERE AND ILLNESSES.
5. ONLY MODERATE INTAKE OF MEAT CAN BE PROVED BENEFACIAL FOR
HUMAN HEALTH. EXCESSIVE INTAKE OF MEAT CAN BE PROVED FATAL. SO,
CARE MUST BE TAKEN DURING USE OF MEAT.
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