Food Nutrition and Health II

Physical and Health Education J.S.S 1 First Term



Food Nutrition and Health II

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Classify food based on nutrients.
  2. List the importance of each food nutrients.
  3. State the importance of food.


Classes of food

There are six major classes of food based on their nutrient properties:



Carbohydrates are chemical compounds which act as the primary biological means of storing or consuming energy; This means carbohydrates are the major source of energy which we need for human functioning and physical activity.

Similar to fat, digestible carbohydrate in your diet provides you with energy, although in a more readily available form than.... View More

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