What are the 6 classes of food and their functions?

Carbohydrates. This is the major class of food which is widely eaten and known by many people.

  • Protein. This is another Class of food that gives the body major nutrients.
  • Fats and Oil. This is also one of the major classes of food.
  • Fiber. This class of food is uncommon but very important.
  • Minerals.
  • Vitamins.
  • Water.
  • What are the functions of the 7 food groups?

    The seven components of a balanced diet

    Function Examples
    Proteins Repair, growth and efficient working of all the body tissues. Meat, fish, dairy, lentils, nuts, seeds.
    Fats Provide energy very slowly, protect vital organs and help prevent heat loss. Meat, cheese, cream, fish, nuts.

    What are the four food groups and their functions?

    The four food groups

    • plenty of vegetables and fruit.
    • grain foods, mostly whole grain and those naturally high in fibre.
    • some milk and milk products, mostly low- and reduced-fat.
    • some legumes, nuts, seeds, fish and other seafood, eggs or poultry, or red meat with the fat removed.

    What are functions of food?

    Develop strong muscles, bones and teeth; Keep our bodies warm and give us energy; Keep our bodies healthy by helping our immune systems to prevent or fight disease; Repair or healing of injuries.

    What are the different classes of food?

    There are seven major classes of nutrients: carbohydrates, fats, dietary fiber, minerals, proteins, vitamins, and water.

    • Carbohydrates.
    • Fats.
    • Dietary Fiber.
    • Minerals.
    • Proteins.
    • Vitamins.
    • Water.

    What are the classes of food?

    What is the function of food Class 10?

    Answer: Food has 3 main functions in the body: Growth and Development. Provision of Energy. Repair and maintenance of the body’s cells.

    What are the three basic functions of foods and their nutrients?

    Nutrients have one or more of three basic functions: they provide energy, contribute to body structure, and/or regulate chemical processes in the body.