Contribution of Nutrition to a Healthy Body

Overview / Objectives

“Healthy eating” means eating a variety of healthful foods every day that supplies the six groups of nutrients. Healthy eating helps maintain good health and helps the body function properly.

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • State why healthy eating is important for a healthy body.
  • Define “healthy eating.”
  • Define “nutrients.”
  • List the six groups of nutrients.
  • Explain why variety, balance and proportionality, and moderation are important to a healthy body.