Characteristics of nutrients

  • It is a generic term for carbohydrates and dietary fiber
  • Carbohydrates are digested and absorbed = carbohydrates
  • Those not digested and absorbed = dietary fiber
  • It will be 4 kcal of energy per gram of carbohydrate
  • Since it burns fast, as soon as it is absorbed by the body it becomes energy
  • When vitamin B1 is insufficient, it is hard to be absorbed


Function of nutrients

  • Become an energy source to move the brain and body
  • Only bone, red blood cells, nervous system, muscle, etc. will be energy source
  • Activate the brain


When nutrients are deficient

  • Become tired easily
  • Thinking ability declines
  • Muscles weaken
  • lose weight


When nutrients overdose

  • Extra carbohydrates are stored as body fat
  • It causes obesity, diabetes
  • Become hyperglycemic


Foods rich in nutrients

  • Mochi
  • jam
  • Sweet-baked chestnuts
  • Pancake
  • rice



Nutrient list
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EnergyPantothenic acid
Saturated fatty acids n-3 fatty acids
Dietary fiber n-6 fatty acids
Vitamin ACalcium
Vitamin DMagnesium
Vitamin ERin
Vitamin KZinc
Vitamin B1Copper
Vitamin B2Manganese
Vitamin B6Lodine
Vitamin B12Selenium
Vitamin CChromium
Folic acidiron