Significance of food
Food is a must have tool that is very fundamental and necessary for the survival of human life and for that matter there has to a way through which everyone should at least be able to get a has the right to food and as a basic need and thus should get access to food. Food exists in different forms and types and each type of food that exists play a different role in the body when consumed. We also have carbohydrates which are used for the purposes of energy.
In this article we are going to discuss the various ways in which different foods are important for the body. Foods which are rich in proteins are generally important in ensuring that the human body undergoes growth and development and thus it is essential for consumption by every human being.
Food that is rich in carbohydrates such as maize meals, rice, potatoes, wheat and wheat products, and sugary foods such as chocolates, sugar, honey and sugary fruits are very important for the functioning of the body because when consumed the provides the body with energy and from that we can be able to do any work that requires energy even for longer period of time.
Carbohydrates are also important because they ensure that the human brain is well functioning and that it allows everyone to be able to concentrate when doing s things such as studying, making decisions and other things that requires the brain.
Foods such as milk, fatty meat, and cheese when consumed, the body has a characteristic that helps to store the nutrients from those food in the body in the form of fats and the body uses them to produce energy which is why even when you fail to it for several days but you had been eating food rich in fats and oils, you are likely not to starve immediately and this means that fats and oils are very important food for the body.
Foods that are rich in medium chain fatty acids or MCTs are also very important for the body when it comes to circumstances when one wants to work for long hours because when medium chain fatty acids are consumed, they are directly broken down by the body to release energy unlike other foods rich in fats which will be stored in the body; MCT rich foods are also very essential in the maintenance of a healthy body weight and also in the treatment of obesity.
Vitamins are also very important for the body because they ensure good formation of bones and good bone structure of the body and it also facilitates the generation of body tissues in the body. Foods that are rich in iron are very important in the formation of blood and blood tissues.
Every human being generally requires a balanced diet in order to facilitate the general functioning on the body by eating foods that consist of a balanced diet.