Nutrition and Mental Health and Well-being
I understand how healthy nutrition supports my body and mind
The 7 main nutrient groups are:
How does each nutrient group help the body?
carbohydrates - needed for energy
protein - needed for growth and repair
fat - needed for energy and keeping warm
fibre - needed for regular bowel movements
vitamins - needed for staying healthy and fighting disease
minerals - needed for blood, bones, muscles and teeth
water - needed for dissolving salts and washing out things that the body does not need
How does eating a balanced diet support your mind?
Watch the video below
Create a poster explaining how good nutrition helps your body and mind. The website below may be useful for additional information.