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Terminology related to human nutrition
Relation of food and nutrition to health
Anti nutritional factors present in common foods
Nutritional deficiency diseases in developing countries and their prevention measures
Learn applied human nutrition with Braimy – B.Sc Agriculture
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– Energy is that force or power that enables the body to carry on the life sustaining activities.

– Energy is produced as a result of breakdown of CHO, fat and protein in the body.

– Energy is required in the body to perform the following functions :

a) Mechanical work

b) Maintain the body tissue

c) Growth



In the body the energy is available in four basic forms:

a) Chemical energy (synthesis of new compound)

b) Mechanical energy (muscle contraction)

c)Electrical energy (brain and nerve activity)

d) Thermal energy (regulation of body temperature)

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