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NCERT 5th Class (CBSE) Science: Food and Health

NCERT 5th Class (CBSE) Science: Food and Health

Question: Name the five main components of food.

Answer: The five main components of food are:

  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Proteins
  3. Fats
  4. Vitamins
  5. Minerals

Question: What is roughage? How does it help us?

Answer: Roughage is the undigested part of the plant food. It helps in moving the food easily through our digestive system and help in proper removal of wastes from our body.

Question: List any four things that are essential for remaining healthy.

Answer: The four things are essential for remaining healthy are:

  1. Proper food
  2. Rest
  3. Exercise
  4. Correct posture

Question: What do you understand by a balanced diet?

Answer: A diet that contains adequate amounts of different components of food required for the healthy functioning of our body is called balanced diet.

Question: Why do we need food?

Answer: We need food for the following reasons:

  1. For our survival
  2. Food gives us energy
  3. Foods help us to grow
  4. It repairs the damaged cells of the body

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  1. Great article on food and health for kids.Thanks for sharing it…!

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