Family Health: Nutrition 3

Basic Science JSS1 First Term

Week 3

Family Health: Nutrition 3

Performance objectives:

  1. Define Nutrition.
  2. Types of foods.


What is Nutrition?

Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.

Nutrition can also mean eating enough of the right kinds of foods.


Definition of Basic terms


  1. Nutrition: The series of processes by which organisms obtain and use food, it also refers to how your body uses the food you have eaten.
  2. Feeding: The act of taking food from living organisms so as to get the energy to carry out activities of life.
  3. Food: This is defined as any edible substance either solid or liquid which when taken gives the body the required nutrient for growth,.... View More

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