Module 3: The Nutrients, Their Functions, and Food Sources
Part 1: Overview/Objectives
This module explains the six groups of nutrients and what they do for the body. It also identifies their food sources. Foods not only provide nutrients but also are a source of calories.
After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Understand calories as they relate to food.
- State the important functions of nutrients.
- Identify food sources for nutrients.