Energy giving foods

Includes foods rich in –

  1. carbohydrates like cereals and their products, starchy roots and tubers
  2. sugar
  3. and those rich in fat like nuts, fats and oils.

The energy in our diet is mainly contributed by this group.Cereals and nuts in addition to energy also provide significant amounts of protein , B- complex vitamins and minerals. fats and sugar, besides being energy dense foods, add to the palatability of food.

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